Michal Suchanek <hramrach%centrum.cz@localhost> writes: > 2010/1/11 Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>: >> 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 netbsde.org 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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