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Re: Revision/History Graph - DAG (Directed Acyclic Graph)

From: Andreas Krey <a.krey_at_gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 14:07:07 +0200

On Tue, 01 May 2012 12:31:58 +0000, Stanimir Stamenkov wrote:
> Andreas Krey suggested nice approach in his reply - convert the SVN
> repository to Git, then use that to display the history. I haven't
> tried the SVN to Git conversion -- this is basically the only thing
> I haven't tried yet, but I've tried SVN to Mercurial using various
> tools available for the task, and in my experience this conversion
> is far from perfect, especially with "weird" repositories.

It necessarily is. Tools that map an svn repo into a DVCS one have
to deal with the fact that the latter 'only' have one global branch/merge
history while in svn potentially every file can have a completely
different DAG (and even reversed vertices).


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800
Received on 2012-05-01 14:07:44 CEST

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