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Re: Suggestions for CVS conversion script

From: Gary Thomas <gary_at_mlbassoc.com>
Date: 2005-03-10 22:49:00 CET

On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 15:59 -0500, Michael Becker wrote:
> Hello, Ive just installed subversion and plan on quickly moving over
> some files from a CVS respository. Any suggestions on which tool to
> use? I read that there are 3 basic programs out there. I'm partial to
> python so I'm leaning towards the one written by the svn team. I'm
> interested in others opinions/experiences though.

cvs2svn worked fine for me - I converted a number of fairly large
repositories with many thousands of revisions spanning nearly 5 years
with no troubles. It did take a few iterations to clean up some
branch vs. tags confusions (I had some CVS tags which looked like
branches to SVN), but after that there was no looking back.

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