[RFC] Should mercurial import cvs directly?

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Thu Aug 25 15:24:47 CDT 2005

On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 02:09:26PM -0500, Jordan Breeding wrote:
> Hello,
> Right now the only easy way I see to get the code and history of a cvs repo into mercurial is to:
> 1) Use cvsps/git to create a git repo which you can incrementally update.
> 2) Do incremental updates from the git repo into a mercurial repo.

Most people use Tailor. Check the wiki for instructions.

Tailor is also written in Python, so perhaps could be taught how to
handle CVS more 'natively'.

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