On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 12:36 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> I too noticed the droppage of "-a" support, which may not be a big
> deal (people can drop it from their script, run cvsimport and they
> can drop newer commits from the resulting Git history to emulate the
> old behaviour without "-a" that attempted to find a quiescent point
> if they really want to and suspect that the upstream CVS repository
> was not quiescent during the import).

Is there any value to -a when fuzz is exposed (-z)?  I mean this is a
functional sense.  I think there is a lot of value to maintaining the
interfaces of both cvsimport and cvsps where possible.

> Likewise for "-x".  You said "no longer can be told" and that is
> technically true, but it is more like "no longer need to be told, as
> stale cache cannot get in the way", so it is probably not a big
> deal, either, for people to drop it from their script.

:-)  I originally wrote "need" and then changed it to be clearer on
why it was being removed.
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