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From "Gavin McDonald" <>
Subject RE: OOO340 to svn
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2011 21:41:22 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Weir []
> Sent: Thursday, 28 July 2011 6:14 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: OOO340 to svn
> Can we review what has been attempted and what has failed?  I want to
> make sure we understand the dead-ends, so we don't retrace them.
> 1) Have we tried posting to the Apache subversion user list?  Perhaps
> someone there has an idea or tool that we have not thought of?  Or maybe
> this would be an interesting problem that they might be willing to help with?

You have svn devs right here on this list, use them.

> 2) I assume someone has tried the Hg "convert" extensions, e.g.,  hg convert
> --dest-type svn hgreponame svnreponame .  If so, what didn't work right?

there is branch and history issues with this.
> 3) Tailor?   Probably not very
> fast, but looks very flexible.


Have you guys not been following what Greg Stein and co have been doing in svn
 and on this list with regards to a conversion tool?

Greg for those that don’t know is an svn dev and you'll find no-one better here to
lead the effort on getting this import done. I would concentrate your efforts there.


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