[IPython-dev] Porting SVN history to Launchpad - help needed.

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitb.ac.in
Sun Jun 1 02:10:15 EDT 2008

Fernando Perez wrote:
> The problem I'm having is how to merge the latter into the former
> while preserving the full  history.  Because the bzr trunk was
> initialized without any SVN history, every attempt I've made so far
> has failed.  I've tried bzr merge and rebase with various flags,
> without any success.  I'm not even sure it's possible to do this
> cleanly, I'm afraid.

Not sure if this will work or if you've tried it, but can't you do the 
reverse?  I.e. create a freshly imported bzr tree with the SVN history 
of the older code in SVN then merge *that* with the zero-history branch?


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