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[Savannah-hackers] Re: Problem with SKS CVS access

From: Mathieu Roy
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] Re: Problem with SKS CVS access
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 09:55:48 +0100
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Vincent Caron <address@hidden> said:

> Mathieu Roy wrote:
>> Was it a CVS you imported?
>> When we import a CVS, we do not keep the CVSROOT/, this directory is
>> usually way too specific to be kept without risking to break lot of
>> things.
> However it contains some important metadata like tags and
> history. Importing CVS tarballs is a bit tricky and error prone, I was
> wondering if someone had it more or less scripted.
> I've written a simple (experimental) solution last month, have a look
> at /usr/local/bin/sv_fixcvs : usage should be 1) unpack user CVS
> tarball in the proper place (/cvsroot/<project>), 2) run sv_fixcvs
> <project> so it'll "normalize" the files attributes. It's really basic
> sanitization though.

I'll look at it the next time I'll import a CVS.


Mathieu Roy

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