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RE: cvs2svn, branch and tag with the same name

From: Craig L. Ching <cching_at_mqsoftware.com>
Date: 2004-02-20 18:28:01 CET

> > Where in cvs2svn.py does this error happen? Grepping for the string
> > doesn't find any matches. What should I be looking for in the ,v
> > file? I don't see anything funny in this file, could the error be a
> > mistake?
> Line 289 of r8674 of cvs2svn.py.
Yep, thanks, found it. Now, I have a question. We appear to really have a tag and a branch with the same name. The creator of them should be shot (neither name conforms to our standards, we prefix all tags with T_ and all branches with B_ for CVS, thankfully we can ditch that nomenclature with svn), but, that said, why does Subversion care? If it can differentiate that one is a branch and the other is a tag, couldn't it "Do the Right Thing(tm)?" Not that I really care, I'm going to delete both the tag and branch in this case, this is more for my curiosity ;-)



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