[Python-Dev] Fwd: Distributed RCS

Guido van Rossum gvanrossum at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 20:11:46 CEST 2005

On 8/14/05, Neil Schemenauer <nas at arctrix.com> wrote:
> It looks like the process of converting a CVS repository to
> Bazaar-NG does not yet work well (to be kind).  The path
> CVS->SVN->bzr would probably work better.  I suspect cvs2svn has
> been used on quite a few CVS repositories already.  I don't think
> going to SVN first would lose any information.
> My vote is to continue with the migration to SVN.  We can
> re-evaluate Bazaar-NG at a later time.

That's looks like a fair assessment -- although it means twice the
conversion pain for developers.

It sounds as if bazaar-NG can use a bit of its own medicine -- I hope
everybody who found a bug in their tools submitted a patch! :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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