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Re: VSS to subversion migration

From: Dextrous <dextrous85_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 19:12:19 +0530

I had used vss2svn a year back and it worked great for me

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 6:59 PM, Irfan Sayed <irfu.sayed_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I need to migrate some source code from VSS to subversion. i have seen
> there is one open source tool called "vssmigrate" which does the migration.
> it imports following"
> 1: source code
> 2: history (vss commit comments along with vss version no.)
> now what i need is , i want to import the source code as per label basis.
> in vss we have labeled some source codes for releases. now i need those
> labeled source code as it is in subversion tags folder so that i can
> reproduce previous releases at any time.
> if in vss the label is "1.2.2" then in subversions tags folder also it shud
> be "1.2.2" along with actual source code.
> what i obserevd that in vss, there is no any clear visibility for labels in
> VSS. if somebody wants to get the source code on label basis then he has to
> use "get " operation and all the source code will be there in his desktop.
> this approach is very time consuming and hectic as we need to download all
> the source code label wise and then import to subversion one by one.
> Pleaese let me know if some body has any better way to migrate.
> Please advice
> Regards
> Irf

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