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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Some old OOo SVN dumps, of use to anyone?
Date Mon, 02 Mar 2015 23:21:41 GMT
On Mon, Mar 2, 2015 at 3:24 AM, Herbert Duerr <> wrote:
> On 2015-02-28 23:05, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>> Rob Weir wrote:
>>> It could be
>>> even more useful, of course, if hosted as an actual (read-only)
>>> repository, to consult the history of the code base.
>> Isn't this part of Herbert's big git repo with the whole code history
>> that it was possible to reconstruct?
> Yes, my git repository of the AOO/OOo history [1] also contains the import
> of the then available latest OOo-SVN repo. The old OOo project only used SVN
> from 2008 to 2009 and though the SVN repo had imported a few CVS branches
> the most interesting ones (e.g. all the CVS child-workspace branches where
> the actual development happened between 2003-2008) were dropped during that
> import and due to the way things were merged many interesting commit details
> were dropped too.
> These interesting parts of the old OOo-CVS history were also recovered and
> put into my git repo. The 2009-2011 code history in Mercurial and the
> 2011-2014/01 AOO history are also included. For more details please see my
> last year's FOSDEM presentation [2].
> [1]
> [2]

Any idea why your ZIP is only 2GB, but my dump is 150GB?   Even when I
zip my svndump file it is still 21GB.   So I wonder if I have
something different or more than what you have.   Or is git really
that much more efficient at storing a revision history?



>> If it's already there, nice; if not, ideally it should be merged with it.
> It should already be there, but somebody please check it with some samples.
> For a more complete history the bit git repo should be updated with the
> latest AOO progress. And the mercurial import could be redone with hg-hash
> annotations enabled too.
> Hope that helps,
> Herbert
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