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Re: Importing history into Subversion

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 10:09:41 -0500

Manjari Chand wrote:
> Hello,
> Is it possible to import CVS history into Subversion?
> To give a specific example.
> We added few files from a CVS repository to a Subversion repository. The
> new files in Subversion repository don't have the CVS history (which is
> expected).
> Is it possible to import the CVS history for these files to Subversion
> by someway?
> (Note, while moving files in CVS repositories, one can preserve the
> history just by copying the ",v" files). I

Sure - look for a program called cvs2svn. It will create a copy that
'svnadmin load' can add to your repository. Note however, that adding
'back-dated' revisions to an existing repository like this will screw up
some of subversion's concepts of finding revisions by date.

   Les Mikesell
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