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Re: RCS to svn

From: John Waycott <javajohn_at_cox.net>
Date: 2005-12-23 15:57:00 CET

Paul Koning wrote:

>>>>>>"Karl" == Karl Heinz Marbaise <khmarbaise@gmx.de> writes:
> >> Hi group,
> >>
> >> I have an older, small project consisting of a couple of rcs files
> >> (foo,v). How can I migrate them to subversion?
>cvs2svn may work. That's nominally for CVS; I don't know if it will
>work on RCS format files that are not CVS. It does work by parsing
>RCS files. It knows how to gather up information from the collection
>of xxx,v files, grouping sets of changes together into a single
>Subversion commit as appropriate.
cvs2svn will work - we converted PVCS to SVN by first converting
everything to RCS. Then, we ran cvs2svn to convert the RCS files to SVN.
There were no problems with cvs2svn parsing the files.

-- John Waycott

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