Turning cvs2{svn,git} into cvs2hg

Greg Ward greg at gerg.ca
Sun Jul 19 11:10:11 CDT 2009


On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Greg Ward<greg at gerg.ca> wrote:
> So now I'm thinking, to heck with fastimport.  Just write a new
> backend ("output option") for cvs2svn that directly populates a
> Mercurial repo.  Then I can use existing Mercurial tools and APIs to
> turn that intermediate repo into my final product.

Nobody has tried to talk me out of this, so I've started working on
it.  If you're curious, you can see it here:
http://vc.gerg.ca/hg/cvs2svn/ .

(I suppose that repo is technically a fork of cvs2svn, but I'm merging
from upstream svn regularly.  So it's really more of a development
branch.)

Greg



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