Re: [PATCH 3/3] docs/cvs-migration: mention cvsimport caveats

2016-09-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
ngerous code. -- http://www.catb.org/~esr/;>Eric S. Raymond

Re: [PATCH 3/3] docs/cvs-migration: mention cvsimport caveats

2016-09-22 Thread Eric S. Raymond
ies. Nobody wanted to hear that, but it's still true. Recommending it is irresponsible. -- http://www.catb.org/~esr/;>Eric S. Raymond

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-18 Thread Eric S. Raymond
with remote-helper API having support for fast-import stream. It's a swamp I wouldn't want to walk into. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-18 Thread Eric S. Raymond
fantastically unlikely. That case is exactly why action stamps have an email part. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-18 Thread Eric S. Raymond
your history - the bugs in that are worse than the bugs in 3.0, which are bad enough that I *terminated* it. Lovely -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-18 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-17 Thread Eric S. Raymond
are reasonable things to demand of your supported exporters. cvs-fast-export has incremental dump unconditionally, and stability relative to every CVS implementation since 2004. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-17 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-17 Thread Eric S. Raymond
not going to get solved. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-17 Thread Eric S. Raymond
? Sorry, I don't understand that. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-17 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Andreas Schwab sch...@linux-m68k.org: Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com writes: All versions of CVS have generated commitids since 2004. Though older versions are still in use, eg. sourceware.org still does not generate commitids. That is awful. Alas, there is not much anyone can do

Re: [PATCH v2] t9605: test for cvsps commit ordering bug

2013-12-14 Thread Eric S. Raymond
; cvs-fast-export succeeds. t9604: cvsps and cvs-fast-export both succeed at this test. t9605: cvsps fails this test; cvs-fast-export succeeds. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
of the difficulties it creates for proper regression testing. If cvs-fast-export does not already have this property I will fix it so it does. And document that fact. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
change made with a commitid can destabilize a commit guess made without them, because the similarity checker never tries to put both kinds in a single changeset. Can you detect any flaw in this? -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com: On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 3:58 PM, Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com wrote: - regardless of commit ids, do you synthesize an artificial commit? How do you define parenthood for that artificial commit? Because tagging is never used to deduce

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com: On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 6:04 PM, Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com wrote: I'm not sure what counts as a nonsensical branching point. I do know that Keith left this rather cryptic note in a REAME: Keith names exactly what we are talking about. Oh

I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-11 Thread Eric S. Raymond
goes to Keith Packard. All I did was write the output stage, document it, and fix a few minor bugs.) -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a You [should] not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light

Re: I have end-of-lifed cvsps

2013-12-11 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com: On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 7:17 PM, Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com wrote: I tried very hard to salvage this program - the ability to remote-fetch CVS repos without rsync access was appealing Is that the only thing we lose, if we abandon cusps? More

Re: [PATCH] Remove ciabot from contrib

2013-09-26 Thread Eric S. Raymond
with the irker distribution. I think enough time has passed that removal would be appropriate. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo

Re: State of CVS-to-git conversion tools (Was: Re: cvsps: bad usage: invalid argument --norc)

2013-04-23 Thread Eric S. Raymond
at all. That case wasn't on my radar when I was fixing the code. If you can specify a behavior you think would be useful, I'm listening. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message

Re: State of CVS-to-git conversion tools (Was: Re: cvsps: bad usage: invalid argument --norc)

2013-04-23 Thread Eric S. Raymond
parser got a little confused, but inserting some blank lines fixed it. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http

Re: State of CVS-to-git conversion tools (Was: Re: cvsps: bad usage: invalid argument --norc)

2013-04-18 Thread Eric S. Raymond
you to the cvsps2 bugs. I'm sorry these tools are such a mess. I'm trying to fix that, but it's hard, slow work. The problems are deeply ugly and the edge cases have poisoned spikes. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send

State of CVS-to-git conversion tools (Was: Re: cvsps: bad usage: invalid argument --norc)

2013-04-14 Thread Eric S. Raymond
on the tests in the git tree. Do you have enough interest and spare cycles to help finish the test suite? Another pair of hands on it might speed things up a lot. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git

Re: git-cvsimport-3 and incremental imports

2013-01-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
timestamps for the file commits are out of order. But that's the same case that will fail if we're importing at file-commit granularity, so there's no new bug here. Can you explain at what step my logic is incorrect? -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe

Re: git-cvsimport-3 and incremental imports

2013-01-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: git-cvsimport-3 and incremental imports

2013-01-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
is much simpler. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: git-cvsimport-3 and incremental imports

2013-01-20 Thread Eric S. Raymond
problem. There are too many better uses for my time. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo

Re: git-cvsimport-3 and incremental imports

2013-01-20 Thread Eric S. Raymond
of CVS. They won't be perfect; they will be *better*. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org

Re: [PATCH 0/3] fixup remaining cvsimport tests

2013-01-20 Thread Eric S. Raymond
, and then shooting cvsps through the head and burying it behind the barn. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http

cvs-fast-export release announcement

2013-01-13 Thread Eric S. Raymond
wrapper. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to permit the conquered Eastern peoples to have arms. History teaches that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared

Re: [PATCH] cvsimport: rewrite to use cvsps 3.x to fix major bugs

2013-01-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
to 2.7? I dunno. That would be bad, IMO. I'll put backporting to 2.6 high on my to-do list. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo

Re: [PATCH] cvsimport: rewrite to use cvsps 3.x to fix major bugs

2013-01-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
have two minor features I need to merge into parsecvs before I can start on splitting out the test suite. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More

parsecvs has been salvaged

2013-01-11 Thread Eric S. Raymond
results. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. -- James Madison, The Federalist Papers -- To unsubscribe

Re: [PATCH] cvsimport: rewrite to use cvsps 3.x to fix major bugs

2013-01-11 Thread Eric S. Raymond
both be happier if you don't reach it. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: parsecvs has been salvaged

2013-01-11 Thread Eric S. Raymond
.) I'm working on the no-commitids warning now. Oh, and it now has...actual documentation, too. :-) -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More

Re: [PATCH] cvsimport: rewrite to use cvsps 3.x to fix major bugs

2013-01-11 Thread Eric S. Raymond
before you'll merge, please, and then stick to it. I assume fixes for the quoting bugs will be on that list. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More

Re: [PATCH] Remove the suggestion to use parsecvs, which is currently broken.

2013-01-07 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: Re: [PATCH] Remove the suggestion to use parsecvs, which is currently broken.

2013-01-06 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. That and because there are other working tools out there was the reason why I stopped working on fixing cvsps. Once I have all three tools working and can run them against a common test suite, several interesting possibilities will open up. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S

Re: cvsps, parsecvs, svn2git and the CVS exporter mess

2013-01-05 Thread Eric S. Raymond
, and (b) documentation that is careless and incomplete. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org

Re: cvsps, parsecvs, svn2git and the CVS exporter mess

2013-01-05 Thread Eric S. Raymond
a serious mistake, leading directly to the current brokenness. The tool should have emitted an import stream to begin with. I'm trying to fix that, but success is looking doubtful. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Re: [PATCH] git-fast-import(1): remove duplicate --done option

2013-01-05 Thread Eric S. Raymond
to just put them all in alphabetical order? +1 This duplication originated with me. I'll apologize with a reordering patch. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

[PATCH] Alphabetize the fast-import options, following a suggestion on the list.

2013-01-05 Thread Eric S. Raymond
location. + --stats:: Display some basic statistics about the objects fast-import has created, the packfiles they were stored into, and the -- 1.8.1 -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a Gun control is a job-safety program for criminals

All is proceeding as I have foreseen

2013-01-04 Thread Eric S. Raymond
recall. I wrote the code in contrib/ciabot/ and I think it should be removed. Sometime soon I'll ship another patch deleting it. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to permit the conquered Eastern peoples

Re: cvsps, parsecvs, svn2git and the CVS exporter mess

2013-01-03 Thread Eric S. Raymond
commitments, so this will take a bit longer than it might have. I expect to be at step 8 in roughly a month (early February). -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

Re: [PATCH] Replace git-cvsimport with a rewrite that fixes major bugs.

2013-01-02 Thread Eric S. Raymond
the Debian QA group. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: [PATCH] Replace git-cvsimport with a rewrite that fixes major bugs.

2013-01-02 Thread Eric S. Raymond
will falsely believe that their conversion process is working. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org

Re: [PATCH] Replace git-cvsimport with a rewrite that fixes major bugs.

2013-01-02 Thread Eric S. Raymond
be. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: [PATCH] Replace git-cvsimport with a rewrite that fixes major bugs.

2013-01-02 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: [PATCH] Replace git-cvsimport with a rewrite that fixes major bugs.

2013-01-02 Thread Eric S. Raymond
items are applying those tests to cvs2git and parsecvs. But I first need to get parsecvs working again; presently, as I've inherited it, it does not correctly create a HEAD reference in the translated git repo. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe

Re: [PATCH] Replace git-cvsimport with a rewrite that fixes major bugs.

2013-01-01 Thread Eric S. Raymond
engine(s) than it used to be. In particular, it no longer does its own protocol transactions to the CVS server. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

Re: Test failures with python versions when building git 1.8.1

2013-01-01 Thread Eric S. Raymond
around plain strings vs. UTF-8 which can make code conversion a serious pain in the ass. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info

Heads up, an emergency fix for git-cvsimport is coming shortly

2012-12-30 Thread Eric S. Raymond
but of the underlying conversion engine, and now form about half of cvsps's own regression-test suite. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a It is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties. We hold this prudent jealousy to be the first duty

Re: Heads up, an emergency fix for git-cvsimport is coming shortly

2012-12-30 Thread Eric S. Raymond
the caching from cvsps will have on incremental imports. Is there any? Not that I know of. The caching was a performance hack for human viewing of changesets. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git

cvsps import failure

2012-12-30 Thread Eric S. Raymond
either revert it or document the new behavior. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a The price of liberty is, always has been, and always will be blood. The person who is not willing to die for his liberty has already lost it to the first scoundrel who is willing

Re: [PATCH] Remove the suggestion to use parsecvs, which is currently broken.

2012-12-28 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: [PATCH] Python scripts audited for minimum compatible version and checks added.

2012-12-24 Thread Eric S. Raymond
that before users see it? That's a problem for another day, when 3.x is more widely deployed. I'd be willing to run 2to3 on these scripts and check forward compatibility. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git

Re: [PATCH] Python scripts audited for minimum compatible version and checks added.

2012-12-24 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: cvsps, parsecvs, svn2git and the CVS exporter mess

2012-12-23 Thread Eric S. Raymond
wrong. I've removed a couple hundred lines of code and the program works better and faster than it did before. That's having a good day! -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message

Re: [PATCH] Python scripts audited for minimum compatible version and checks added.

2012-12-23 Thread Eric S. Raymond
I've been waiting for an ack or alternatives. Nope, no special rules. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http

Re: Re: Change in cvsps maintainership, abd a --fast-export option

2012-12-22 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: Re: Re: Change in cvsps maintainership, abd a --fast-export option

2012-12-22 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Heiko Voigt hvo...@hvoigt.net: Hi, On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 01:21:18AM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote: Heiko Voigt hvo...@hvoigt.net: Back then when I was converting some repositories to git and I also wrote a quick testsuite for cvsps in an attempt to fix the bugs but gave up

Re: Re: Change in cvsps maintainership, abd a --fast-export option

2012-12-22 Thread Eric S. Raymond
should use http://repo.or.cz/r/cvsps-hv.git instead. It works for me. OK, that got it. Looking at the tests now. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

Re: Change in cvsps maintainership, abd a --fast-export option

2012-12-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
problems, implementation bugs, or both. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: Change in cvsps maintainership, abd a --fast-export option

2012-12-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: Re: Change in cvsps maintainership, abd a --fast-export option

2012-12-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Yann Dirson has been accumulating. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

[PATCH] Python scripts audited for minimum compatible version and checks added.

2012-12-20 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Signed-off-by: Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com --- contrib/ciabot/ciabot.py | 5 + contrib/fast-import/import-zips.py | 5 + contrib/hg-to-git/hg-to-git.py | 5 + contrib/p4import/git-p4import.py | 5 + contrib/svn-fe/svnrdump_sim.py | 4 git-p4.py

Python version auditing followup

2012-12-20 Thread Eric S. Raymond
recommendation. Thoughts, comments, objections? -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a In recent years it has been suggested that the Second Amendment protects the collective right of states to maintain militias, while it does not protect the right of the people

Re: [PATCH] Python scripts audited for minimum compatible version and checks added.

2012-12-20 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Jeff King p...@peff.net: On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 09:13:37AM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote: diff --git a/contrib/ciabot/ciabot.py b/contrib/ciabot/ciabot.py index bd24395..b55648f 100755 --- a/contrib/ciabot/ciabot.py +++ b/contrib/ciabot/ciabot.py @@ -50,6 +50,11 @@ import os, sys

Change in cvsps maintainership, abd a --fast-export option

2012-12-20 Thread Eric S. Raymond
with the author, whoever that is. Possibly cvsps can be further enhanced to address these problems; I'm willing to work on that. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a To stay young requires the unceasing cultivation of the ability to unlearn old falsehoods

Re: Python extension commands in git - request for policy change

2012-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
along which lua is not clearly better than shell for this sort of thing, so no argument there. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info

Re: Python extension commands in git - request for policy change

2012-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
) is important. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: Python extension commands in git - request for policy change

2012-12-12 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Patrick Donnelly batr...@batbytes.com: On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 10:30 PM, Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com wrote: It might be a good fit for extending git; I wouldn't be very surprised if that worked. However, I do have concerns about the Oh, we'll just lash together a binding to C attitude

Re: Python extension commands in git - request for policy change

2012-12-11 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. But my mind is open on this issue. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-29 Thread Eric S. Raymond
kludges. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

2012-11-29 Thread Eric S. Raymond
of most users' mental model of how Subversion works resembles them. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org

Re: reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

2012-11-29 Thread Eric S. Raymond
of going to Internet-scoped IDs. The kludge would be maintaining the local and Internet-scoped identifications as different properties and having to decide which one to key on ad-hoc. Nothing to do with the author/committer distinction. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-29 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. I need import- stream syntax for these. bzr's syntax would do: --- mark :1 committer Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com 1289147634 -0500 data 14 First commit. property branch-nick 12 bzr-testrepo M 644 inline README data 41 This is a test file in a dummy

reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

2012-11-28 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. My next task is to write a test suite for this new feature. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of the people. -- Justice William O. Douglas -- To unsubscribe from

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-28 Thread Eric S. Raymond
extension. reposurgeon can read, display.. and manipulate these key/value pairs. I do wish they were in core git. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

Re: gitpacker progress report and a question

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: [PATCH] Third try at documenting command integration requirements.

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. I doubt anyone will code anything critical in Python before Dec 31st - I'm certainly not planning to! [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux RHEL5 is going -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Re: Python extension commands in git - request for policy change

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
S. Raymond/a Every Communist must grasp the truth, 'Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.' -- Mao Tse-tung, 1938, inadvertently endorsing the Second Amendment. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
? It sounds like another implementation detail. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
work. Are they version-stamped in any way? If so, some slightly painful hackery would get around that problem. I'm being exploratory, here. No proposal to code anything is in the offing. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
) pair is a unique key. 1 microsecond granularity would be. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org

Re: [PATCH] Third try at documenting command integration requirements.

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
. And occasionally fund myself cursing a library maintainer who didn't. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
limitations and unavoidable metadata loss. But in every case *except timestamps* that loss is Subversion's fault for having a weak ontology. Timestamps are the one place git doesn't hold up its end. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from

Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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Re: Millisecond precision in timestamps?

2012-11-27 Thread Eric S. Raymond
to be careful about is the order of these extra fields, exactly for the same reason. I think minimum number of digits without losing precision is about the only alternative that is future-proof - I was going to suggest it for that reason. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond

Re: [PATCH] Third try at documenting command integration requirements.

2012-11-26 Thread Eric S. Raymond
specifically to the facts that (a) I find writing and editing documentation easy and can do it rapidly, (b) I'm a Python expert, and (c) I am very interested in, and know a lot about, tools for repository surgery and import/export. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond

Re: gitpacker progress report and a question

2012-11-26 Thread Eric S. Raymond
by human beings much more important than squeezing the last microsecond out of the processing time. So, for example, I won't use data byte counts rather than end delimiters, the way import streams do. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list

Re: [PATCH] Third try at documenting command integration requirements.

2012-11-26 Thread Eric S. Raymond
for the future, thank you. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: gitpacker progress report and a question

2012-11-26 Thread Eric S. Raymond
directory foo-1.3 Release 1.3 of project foo . --- The main objective of the logfile design is to make hand-crafting these easy. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git

Re: gitpacker progress report and a question

2012-11-26 Thread Eric S. Raymond
, of a program called xlife, that is likely to need similar treatment. It's not an uncommon situation for projects over a certain age, and there is lots of code like xlife dating from before the mid-1990s waiting for someone to pick up the pieces. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S

Re: gitpacker progress report and a question

2012-11-26 Thread Eric S. Raymond
suited to this job. There is definitely a case for applying a standard metaprotocol like YAML (ugh) or XML (double ugh). -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe git in the body of a message to majord

Re: [PATCH] Add documentation on how to integrate commands.

2012-11-25 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Michael Haggerty mhag...@alum.mit.edu: I think that here a reference to the file t/README would help (and perhaps make part of your text redundant). Thank you, done. -- a href=http://www.catb.org/~esr/;Eric S. Raymond/a -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Re: Python extension commands in git - request for policy change

2012-11-25 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Felipe Contreras felipe.contre...@gmail.com: On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 6:18 AM, Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com wrote: Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy pclo...@gmail.com: These may apply to other languages as well. Where do we draw a line? I'm in favor of the general policy of avoiding scripting

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