Subject: Re: Subversion Mirror?
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Chris Pinnock <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/09/2004 14:55:59
On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 09:40:12AM -0500, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 10:10:27AM -0400, David Maxwell wrote:
> > SVN has a lot of promise - but developers have tried importing NetBSD's
> > CVS into it, and it wasn't up to the task.
> > 
> > IIRC, the tools couldn't handle the number of files in NetBSD, combined
> > with the number of revisions. The part that did get converted was also
> > several times larger than the size as stored in CVS.
> 	is that "couldn't handle" as in "crashed", or "minor things started to
> break", or "ran too slowly"?

Having tried a few things with SVN and our CVS repository, the problem I
encountered was something to do with vendor tags conflicting with branch
tags. I forget the details.

Chris (E3AE C99C 0E4B 89CF DDCC FFF9 9683 2D39 D426 A42C)