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Re: Does cvs2svn work in the absence of branches or tags?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2003-08-29 23:25:27 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Marc Singer <elf@buici.com> writes:
>
>> I've read that cvs2svn is weak on these concepts, but there is the
>> presumption that it works for simple repositories. My experience
>> has been that it imports the cvs log files without their content. A
>> cvs2svn followed by a co of the trunk gives me a directory tree with
>> the right filenames and all files empty.
>
> Have you not run cvs2svn for 4 months? It works pretty well now, and
> even handles branches and tags. There are a number of edge-case bugs
> (all filed in issues), but on the whole, it's definitely pretty
> usable.

It *is* pretty usable, but all the problems not filed in issues. There are
at least two - the subject of my recent "[BUG+PATCH]" email, and another
instance of incorrect data appearing on branches, for which I have yet to
isolate a cause.

Max.

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