John Keeping <j...@keeping.me.uk> writes:

> My preference would be for something like this, possibly with an
> expanded examples section showing how to pipe the output of cvsps-3 or
> cvs2git into git-fast-import:
>
> -- >8 --
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt b/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
> index 9d5353e..20b846e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
> @@ -18,6 +18,11 @@ SYNOPSIS
>  
>  DESCRIPTION
>  -----------
> +*WARNING:* `git cvsimport` uses cvsps version 2, which is considered
> +deprecated; it does not work with cvsps version 3 and later.  If you are
> +performing a one-shot import of a CVS repository consider using cvsps-3,
> +cvs2git or parsecvs directly.
> +
>  Imports a CVS repository into git. It will either create a new
>  repository, or incrementally import into an existing one.
>  
> -- 8< --

OK, that is certainly a lot simpler to explain.

Is it "it does not work yet with cvsps3", or "it will not ever work
with cvsps3"?  The impression I am getting is that it is the latter.

Also, should we have a suggestion to people who are *not* performing
a one-shot import, i.e. doing incremental or bidirectional?
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