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Re: CVS to Subversion Migration

From: Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 07:37:25 +0100

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2009/6/3 Irfan Sayed <irfu.sayed_at_gmail.com>

>
>
> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 5:16 PM, Geir Engebakken <geir.engebakken_at_edb.com>wrote:
>
>> What we have done is as first step create a full dump of the CVS
>> repository, then use the svndumpfilter to filter out paths we don’t want,
>> i.e. old branches, tags and some times large lib folders containing jar
>> files that we from now on want to access from a maven repository. As
>> svndumpfilter is a little bit dumb, it has problems when some nodes have
>> been copied from filtered-away nodes, so then we have to include those as
>> well.
>>
>>
>>
>> Geir
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: David Weintraub [mailto:qazwart_at_gmail.com]
>> Sent: 20. mai 2009 17:17
>> To: Mark-E
>> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: CVS to Subversion Migration
>>
>> cvs2svn does a good job at importing tags and branches. You specify in
>> the configuration file or on the command line how to setup the
>> branches and tags, and cvs2svn follows it well.
>>
>> In fact, what we did was remove lots of the old tags than no longer
>> made sense. I wrote a Perl script to go through the CVS files removing
>> these tags. Then, we did the conversion.
>>
>> What you might want to do is have cvs2svn throw the CVS tags in a
>> directory like tags/CVS instead of just tags, and then copy over the
>> tags that you want to keep to the tags directory itself. That way, the
>> tags directory isn't filled with thousands of tags that mean nothing
>> to the developers.
>>
>> We should have done that. That would have been easier than
>> manipulating the CVS files in the first place.
>>
>> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 12:00 PM, Mark-E <meramo_at_hbs.edu> wrote:
>> > Thanks to everyone for their replies. I do have another question
>> concerning
>> > cvs2svn.
>> >
>> > We have a lot of tags and branches in our CVS repository and I was
>> wondering
>> > when using the cvs2svn script if it will import tags and branches
>> properly.
>> >
>> > For example, I want to setup the repository in the defaults format of
>> >
>> > project foo
>> > - trunk
>> > - branches
>> > - tags
>> >
>> > When I export a project from CVS that has say 10 tags, I would hope that
>> the
>> > cvs2svn script will see each tag and build them out properly in the tags
>> > folder.
>> >
>> > Can anyone provide we with some real life details on how this might have
>> > worked for them. Thanks!
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Mark
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > We do this, no problem at all.
>> >
>> > Geir
>> >
>> > --
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>
> Hi All,
>
> I have gone to all mail threads i found that cvs2svn tool is a great fro
> migration. can somebody please point me from wherer i can download this tool
> and start the migration??
>
> Please advice
>
> Regards
> Irf
>

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