Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu>:
> If you haven't tried cvs2git yet, please start it up somewhere in the
> background. It might take a while but it should have no trouble with
> your repos, and then you can compare the tools based on experience
> rather than speculation.
That would be a good thing.
Michael, in case you're wondering why I've continued to work on
cvs-fast-export when cvs2git exists, there are exactly two reasons:
(a) it's a whole lot faster on repos that aren't large enough to
demand multipass, and (b) the single-whole-dumpfile output makes it a
better reposurgeon front end.
> But the traffic on the cvs2svn/cvs2git mailing list has trailed off
> essentially to zero, so either the software is perfect already (haha) or
> most everybody has already converted. Therefore I don't invest any
> significant time in that project these days.
Reasonable. I'm doing this as a temporary break from working on GPSD.
I don't expect to be investing a lot of time in it after I get it
to a 1.0 state.
<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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