On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 11:27 AM, Eric S. Raymond <e...@thyrsus.com> wrote:
>> Anyway I hope that incremental CVS import would be needed less
>> and less as CVS is replaced by any more modern version control system.
> I agree.  I have never understood why people on this list are attached to it.

I think I have answered this question already once in this thread, and
a few times in similar threads with Eric in the past.

People track CVS repos that they have not control over. Smart
programmers forced to work with a corporate CVS repo. It happens also
with SVN, and witness the popularity of git-svn which can sanely
interact with an "active" svn repo.

This is a valid use case. Hard (impossible?) to support. But there
should be no surprise as to its reasons.


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