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Re: git copies of cvs modules available

Michal Suchanek <> writes:

> 2010/1/11 Joerg Sonnenberger <>:
>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 12:22:56PM +0100, Michal Suchanek wrote:
>>> There is one point that many people in this discussion seem to miss.
>>> If the cvs repository was put in such state that it *can* be
>>> automatically converted to other vcs then people can create their own
>>> mirrors off the servers.
>> PLEASE STOP REPEATING THAT MYTH. The state of the cvs repository is NOT
>> the problem. Repeating it over and over again doesn't make that true.
>> Joerg
> Apparently it is, otherwise there would be no conversion problems. And
> at least some particular artifacts in the state which cause conversion
> issues were identified.
> That's exactly what's this discussion about. Some people don't care
> about keyword expansion and would use git only without issues, some
> people only use cvs, won't use anything else and don't care if the cvs
> repository can be used in ways they won't use it.
> With this approach there is no middle ground, it's one or the other.

Perhaps you could try to convert the repository to git and post a note
explaining what problems you ran into on tech-repository.  I am actually
contemplating using git to track a copy of the netbsd repository (as a
user of netbsd, not as a developer).

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