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Re: Migration from MS VSS to Subversion

From: Kevin Greiner <greinerk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-13 19:37:13 CEST

On 9/13/06, Robert Graf-Waczenski <rgw@lsoft.com> wrote:
> Is there any chance to achieve the structure sketched above (with the
> "trunk" and "branches" subfolders below each component's own folder and with
> branches created as correct svn cheap copies) and still have the same
> history information that we have in VSS?

That's the key question and I don't know the answer. You should ask the
authors of the "currently available migration tools" or test for yourself.

Or do we have to create the subversion repository in a folder structure that
> is initially identical to what we had in VSS and then move stuff around?

Probably easiest to just re-create the VSS layout and then move stuff
around. After, they will be cheap copies.
Received on Wed Sep 13 19:38:10 2006

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