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Re: My observations and experience with cvs2svn.py on Windows

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-02-17 20:37:03 CET

> I thought I'd share the results of my first experience with cvs2svn.py
> which happened to be on Windows.
Thanks! Such information is greatly appreciated.
> I knew that my CVS repository was littered with tons of tags that had
> accumulated over the years. I expected that the resulting Subversion
> repository (in particular the strings file) would be smaller than the
> total size of all of the RCS files in CVS, partly due to what I figured
would be
> a much more efficient way to represent tags. What I observed was quite the
> opposite. My db/strings file ended up being nearly 5 times larger than
> the sum total size of my CVS repository files. Seeing that all of the tag
> related transactions appeared to be at the end of the DUMPFILE, I cracked

What svn version did you use? There has been a release which was - by
default - not as efficient as it could have been about a half year ago.



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