Public Access to Perforce?

Geoff Speicher geoff at
Thu Aug 19 04:55:37 PDT 2004

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 09:05:59PM -0700, Bruce A. Mah wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-08-18 at 12:06, Will Andrews wrote:
> > That's mostly because it's extremely polluted.  Branch and tag
> > names are mixed all over the place.  That doesn't sit well with
> > the normal subversion tree style, due to name collisions.
> In the normal subversion repository layout (and what's used by cvs2svn
> by default), branches and tags live in two separate hierarchies, so I'm
> not sure what kind of collisions you're talking about.

There was a discussion on -hackers and/or -chat a while back about this.
I can't find the whole discussion anywhere right now, but there are a
few messages in this -chat digest, towards the end between Narvi and

I had tried converting the FreeBSD repository at around the same time
and found the same issues.  Basically, the repository needs a fair bit
of manual clean-up.


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