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Re: Mirroring public CVS repository as SVN

From: Lutz Dornbusch <subversion_at_pdfzone.de>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 21:17:01 +0200

Dave Lawrence wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a script (attached) that mirrors a public CVS repository locally
> as a Subversion repository. Each night it updates the local CVS copy
> using rsync, then converts it with cvs2svn. cvs2svn doesn't seem to
> have an "incremental" feature, so the previous conversion is deleted and
> a new one created from scratch.
> The problem is that each time, the UUID changes, so a working copy
> checked out the previous day will no longer talk to the repository.
> Possibly I shouldn't be using a working copy in this scenareo (after all
> it's a read-only mirror), I can still take advantage of "export" and
> "merge".
> Anyone got any better thoughts on how to do this?
Hi Dave,
did you try to save the "<path2repo>/db/uuid" file and store it into
the new repository?


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