On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 3:28 AM, John Keeping <j...@keeping.me.uk> wrote:
> In my opinion the incremental import support really is substantially
> worse in cvsimport-3 than cvsimport-2.  cvsimport-2 looks at the output
> of git-for-each-ref to calculate the dates from which to continue each
> branch.  cvsps cannot be told this information and so the cvsimport-3
> script just takes the date of the last commit on the current branch.

Do you really need a timestamp per branch, though?  If you have
branches A and B, and B has a commit timestamp 5 minutes after A, you
can infer that nothing happened on A for those five minutes, right?
So maybe a single timestamp is sufficient, it just may not be picking
the right one.  Instead cvsimport-3 should compute the latest
timestamp across all import branches.

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