on moving freebsd from svn to git; would this be of any help?

Ulrich Spörlein uqs at freebsd.org
Sat Sep 19 20:02:37 UTC 2020

On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:04 PM Ed Maste <emaste at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Sep 2020 at 15:07, Chris <bsd-lists at bsdforge.com> wrote:
> >
> > While contemplating a massive re-tooling job ahead to accommodate
> > any/all changes when freebsd fully lands in git. I ran across this[1][2]
> > and wondered if it may be of any assistance for the task of those
> > involved in the migration process @freebsd.
> It doesn't solve any of the problems we have now; the actual svn to
> git conversion via svn2git works fine. Open issues are with the svn
> repository / mirrors, and finishing up process documentation.
> > 1) http://catb.org/esr/reposurgeon/
> > 2) https://gitlab.com/esr/reposurgeon
> >
> > FTR I'm unaffiliated with the project. It just looked like it might be of
> > interest.

Thanks for bringing this up. I did look at reposurgeon quite a while ago
but considered it too much work to get the rules right, especially for the
CVS days of the project.


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