[Project_owners] moving CVS

Gerald Vogt vogt at spamcop.net
Thu Feb 16 22:13:07 EST 2006


Philip Chee wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Feb 2006 17:59:44 +0900, Gerald Vogt wrote:
> 
>> I doubt that you will get this out of mozdev and I doubt even more that 
>> you will get this into SF. It would mean that they unpack your tar 
>> directly into their cvsroot directory. AFAIK you have to do that 
>> manually. There is no way through CVS to directly put an RCS file into 
>> the cvsroot. I doubt SF will do that or have you asked them??
> 
> You can do interesting stuff with the CVS command line tools. For instance
> you could, based on the cvs logs, iteratively extract each incremental
> version  from mozdev and then check it in to sourceforge. I think that there
> should be some python or tk/tcl scripts floating around for this.

Then you still loose the information you did the checkin and when. It 
all will be checked in at one time from one user. Don't know if the 
history is so much worth then...

Gerald


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