"Eric S. Raymond" <e...@thyrsus.com> writes:

> Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>:
>> As your version already knows how to detect the case where cvsps is
>> too old to operate with it, I imagine it to be straight-forward to
>> ship the old cvsimport under obscure name, "git cvsimport--old" or
>> something, and spawn it from your version when necessary, perhaps
>> after issuing a warning "cvsps 3.0 not found; switching to an old
>> and unmaintained version of cvsimport..."
> This can be done.  As this may not be the last case in which it comes up,
> perhaps we should have an 'obsolete' directory distinct from 'contrib'.
> I'll ship another patch.

Alright; thanks.

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