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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Apache CMS Workflow and a Key Question
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:14:00 GMT
Am 07/18/2011 04:31 PM, schrieb BRM:
> ----- Original Message ----
>
>> From: Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
>> Am 07/14/2011 09:59 PM, schrieb Dave Fisher:
>>>   (1) Get the existing svn website repository into the project's svn. I think
>> we  should just export it all and then add to the project. The move from cvs to
>> svn  in kenai has apparently lost all prior history. Do we care? If exports are
>> fine  then we can proceed.
>>
>> Yes, history is lost. Here is an example on a file  that was imported
>> into Kenai's SVN repo:
>>
>> r1 | kenaiadmin | 2011-02-23  15:51:43 +0100 (Wed, 23 Feb 2011) | 1 line
>>
>> initial import
>>
>> So, when  we import the Kenai SVN into the Apache SVN then commit history
>> is not  important as we will loose data from February until today.
>>
>> At least,  that's my opinion.
>>
>
> FWIW - there is a project cvs2svn that can convert CVS/RCS into SVN dumps that
> can then be loaded with full version history.
>
> You can find it here: http://cvs2svn.tigris.org/
>
> If the CVS used previously was CVSNT or another variant that had some
> extensions, then it would be useful to lend them a hand with the support for
> that CVS variant (or completing the CVSNT support).
> Their resources are extremely limited but it is generally doable.
>
> So, all is not necessarily lost - but it does depend on whether you want to
> reload the SVN repo.

I don't know how you thought about CVS but the respective repo is 
already on SVN.

Marcus

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