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

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-17 20:59:48 CET

Bern McCarty <Bern.McCarty@bentley.com> writes:
> In looking at what appears within my various Subversion tags subdirectories,
> I'm guessing that over the years people did a lot of piecemail/selective CVS
> tagging; instead of tagging everything in the repository they must have used
> scripts to move about and selectively tag chunks/files here and there. I
> wonder if this is what wrapped cvs2svn.py around the axle. I seem to
> remember seeing a lot of add/remove node stuff scrolling by for each tag
> when tags were being processed - not just the simple copy you might expect
> in the nice, simple, clear-cut case.

Ooooh, that would do it. Well, actually, it still doesn't explain why
'strings' is *so* big, but my surprise is somewhat lessened at least.

We'll need to do some more testing with various tags scenarios to see
what kind of space performance cvs2svn gets.

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