[PATCH] convert: deprecate --authors in preference for --authormap

Martin Geisler mg at lazybytes.net
Fri Sep 10 07:59:39 CDT 2010

Dan Villiom Podlaski Christiansen <danchr at gmail.com> writes:

> On 10 Sep 2010, at 02:31, Martin Geisler wrote:
>> @@ -236,10 +236,10 @@
>> options:
>> - -A --authors FILE      username mapping filename
>>  -s --source-type TYPE  source repository type
>>  -d --dest-type TYPE    destination repository type
>>  -r --rev REV           import up to target revision REV
>> +    --authormap FILE    remap usernames using this file
>>     --filemap FILE      remap file names using contents of file
>>     --splicemap FILE    splice synthesized history into place
>>     --branchmap FILE    change branch names while converting
> It seems to me that there isn't much point to deprecating the short-
> form, -A. Shouldn't it be moved over to the new option?

Then I would like us to have short options for the other mapping options
as well for symmetry. I think -A, -F, -S, -B could be used?

Martin Geisler

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