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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: document location using SVN
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2005 20:09:34 GMT
On Wed, 05 Jan 2005 12:03:27 -0800, Justin Erenkrantz
<justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> --On Wednesday, January 5, 2005 1:53 PM -0500 Jeff Trawick
> <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I'm guessing that somebody forgot the snafu in cvs where 1.3 docs were
> > separate from 1.3 code, resulting in the 1.3 docs being accidentally
> > omitted from svn.
> 
> Partially right: the 1.3 docs weren't separate at one point, so they have
> overlapping branch info with the 1.3 code.  Furthermore, the 2.0 docs were
> *copied* from the RCS files.  (The httpd-2.0 code repository was a clean
> import rather than a copy.)  So, the 2.0 docs had the same branch info for
> everything up until the 1.3/2.0 branch point.  Hence, you can't import both
> of them cleanly.
> 
> About every single mistake possible with copying in CVS is illustrated in
> the httpd-docs-1.3 module.  Sigh.
> 
> > Personally I have no idea how to get the 1.3 docs into the 1.3 svn
> > branch and maintain old revision history.
> 
> Doable, but it's a significant amount of effort.  The two easiest solutions
> would be: 1) abandon the docs entirely (see Rich's post),

ouch

> or 2) ditch the
> history (they will be available with CVS) and just import the latest docs
> into the 1.3 branch. 

works for me

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