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RE: Moving CVS to SVN - multiple repositories with different permissions

From: Andreas Tscharner <Andreas.Tscharner_at_wenzel-metromec.ch>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2017 13:26:53 +0000

> >>I thought I could do that on my Windows 7 X64 PC by using a copy of
> >>the actual repository files and using cvs2svn as the tool.
> >>I already have ActiveState Python 2.7.1 installed.
> Stop *right there*. I'm afraid you're going to hurt yourself.
> I very strongly encourage you not to install cvs and subversion and
> Python as a set of separate components and pray that they work well
> together. Instead, install CygWin, select cvs2svn and cvs and
> subversion as installed components, and avoid potential conflicts
> between tools that are not necessarily tested in concert with each
> other. If you need to use the CVSNT version of cvs.exe, so be it. But
> avoid adding possible version confusion with Subversion and Python and
> cvs2svn.

I remember when we (I) had to do the same migration:
I used a Linux laptop and the Linux cvsnt binary and did all on a Linux box, because Python was a PITA on Windows back then.

Best regards

Andreas Tscharner               andreas.tscharner_at_wenzel-metromec.ch
Gordon's Law:
If you think you have the solution, the question was poorly phrased. 
Received on 2017-12-06 14:27:08 CET

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