Subject: Re: sccstorcs?
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Grey Wolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/04/2000 20:11:24
Thanks to all for their help.  With a little hacking on the csh (ick!)
script, I got it working.  Solaris SCCS is NOT y2k compliant, and RCS
is.  Had to munge the date code a little to get it to work.  Runs like
a champ.

On Tue, 4 Apr 2000, Laine Stump wrote:

# At 10:32 PM 4/3/00 -0700, Grey Wolf wrote:
# >
# >Hello, all,
# >
# >I have a collection of files here which we keep under SCCS control for
# >the moment.  As we are migrating off the Solaris box onto the Linux
# >box, I need something which will convert all the SCCS files to RCS files,
# >preserving history (comments).  I'm looking, of course, for that
# >legendary (and now apparently mythical) utility "sccstorcs".  I can't
# >seem to find it anywhere.
# >
# >
# >
# There's shell script versions in the contrib directory of CVS. You can also
# find one here:
# that an officemate did in perl, converted from the original shell scripts.
# I used to have a version that would automatically resynchronize an RCS
# repository with SCCS from a cron job (by grabbing any new revisions in SCCS
# and checking them into RCS), but that got lost when I switched jobs about a
# year and a half ago :-( (too bad, because I'd like to have it right now to
# use as the basis for converting MS SourceSafe to CVS - has anybody else
# ever had the misfortune to be saddled with *that* task???).

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