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Re: migrating just *some* history from CVS to svn

From: Aaron Wood <woody77_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-13 21:28:17 CEST

On 9/13/05, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@mindspring.com> wrote:
> i'm looking at migrating a single CVS repo to subversion and, as it
> turns out, i don't think the majority of the CVS history has a lot of
> value. quite simply, most of it's crap that was added, modified,
> deleted, re-added and so on and the majority of it won't be missed.
> however, there is a single thing that would be useful to pull across
> -- a repo-wide tag that represents (obviously) a snapshot from which
> we'd like to able to build the project for a previous release.
> i don't see any obvious way to do this but i thought i'd ask anyway.
> can this be done? i'm going thru the cvs2svn docs page as we speak
> and haven't seen anything yet. thanks.
> rday

CVS export, and then I think the svn_load_dirs.pl script (or your own
to perform the same adds/removes. Take a while, but useful.


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