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Re: svncutter can be removed

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:18:17 +0100

On Tue, Feb 02, 2016 at 07:48:53PM -0600, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 7:45 PM, Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com> wrote:
> > Because of the difference between Subversion and DVCS branching models,
> > this kind of situation is better handled by using svncutter to extract
> > the components into separate dumpfiles (and then perocessing each one
> > through reposugeon separately) than it would be by reading in the whole
> > repo at once and doing the dissection in gitspace.
> >
> Gotcha. How is that different from "svndumpfilter include" ?

I would guess it handles missing copyfrom sources more intelligently
than "svndumpfilter include", which simply errors out when it hits
that case (svndumpfilter: E200003: Invalid copy source path '/foo').
Received on 2016-02-03 09:18:36 CET

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