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

2012-12-23 Thread Heiko Voigt
On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 09:15:19AM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote: sr@snark:~/WWW/cvsps/fixrepos$ git clone http://repo.or.cz/w/cvsps-hv.git Cloning into 'cvsps-hv'... fatal: http://repo.or.cz/w/cvsps-hv.git/info/refs not valid: is this a git repository? That link refers to the webpage of the

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

2012-12-22 Thread Heiko Voigt
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. That was the point when I wrote about

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

2012-12-22 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Heiko Voigt hvo...@hvoigt.net: My commits can be found here: http://repo.or.cz/w/cvsps-hv.git I just quickly checked and it seems that it does not run cleanly on a modern Linux anymore. If it is of interest to you I can try to get it running again. esr@snark:~/WWW/cvsps/fixrepos$

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. That

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

2012-12-22 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Antoine Pelisse apeli...@gmail.com: esr@snark:~/WWW/cvsps/fixrepos$ git clone http://repo.or.cz/w/cvsps-hv.git Cloning into 'cvsps-hv'... fatal: http://repo.or.cz/w/cvsps-hv.git/info/refs not valid: is this a git repository? I guess 'w' means write, and you don't have write access. You

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

2012-12-22 Thread Andreas Schwab
Eric S. Raymond e...@thyrsus.com writes: esr@snark:~/WWW/cvsps/fixrepos$ git clone http://repo.or.cz/w/cvsps-hv.git From http://repo.or.cz/w/cvsps-hv.git: URL git://repo.or.cz/cvsps-hv.git http://repo.or.cz/r/cvsps-hv.git Andreas. -- Andreas Schwab, sch...@linux-m68k.org GPG Key

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

2012-12-22 Thread Andreas Schwab
Antoine Pelisse apeli...@gmail.com writes: I guess 'w' means write No, 'w' mean gitweb. Andreas. -- Andreas Schwab, sch...@linux-m68k.org GPG Key fingerprint = 58CA 54C7 6D53 942B 1756 01D3 44D5 214B 8276 4ED5 And now for something completely different. -- To unsubscribe from this list:

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

2012-12-21 Thread Michael Haggerty
On 12/20/2012 10:56 PM, Eric S. Raymond wrote: Earlier today David Mansfield handed off to me the cvsps project. This is the code used as an engine for reading CVS repositories by git-cvsimport. [...] I have added a --fast-export option to cvsps-3.0 that emits a git fast-import stream

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

2012-12-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Michael Haggerty mhag...@alum.mit.edu: In 2009 I added tests demonstrating some of the erroneous behavior of git-cvsimport. The failing tests in t9601-t9603 are concrete examples of the problems mentioned in the manpage. Thanks, that will be extremely useful. One of the things I'm putting

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

2012-12-21 Thread Michael Haggerty
On 12/21/2012 11:44 AM, Eric S. Raymond wrote: Michael Haggerty mhag...@alum.mit.edu: If you haven't yet seen it, there is a writeup of the algorithm used by cvs2git to infer the history of a CVS repository [1]. If your goal is to make cvsps more robust, you might want to consider the ideas

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

2012-12-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
Michael Haggerty mhag...@alum.mit.edu: Perhaps your experience is with an older version of cvs2svn? Well, it has been at least four years since I ran it on anything. Maybe that counts as old. I'm willing to believe it's working better now, but I've had to deal with geological strata of

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

2012-12-21 Thread Michael Haggerty
On 12/21/2012 10:43 PM, Eric S. Raymond wrote: Michael Haggerty mhag...@alum.mit.edu: Perhaps your experience is with an older version of cvs2svn? Well, it has been at least four years since I ran it on anything. Maybe that counts as old. cvs2svn version 2.0 (Aug 2007) totally changed how

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

2012-12-21 Thread Heiko Voigt
Hi, On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 05:44:37AM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote: Michael Haggerty mhag...@alum.mit.edu: In 2009 I added tests demonstrating some of the erroneous behavior of git-cvsimport. The failing tests in t9601-t9603 are concrete examples of the problems mentioned in the manpage.

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

2012-12-21 Thread Eric S. Raymond
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. That was the point when I wrote about cvsimports limitations in the documentation. My commits can be found here: