[RFC] two improvements to mercurial

Jordan Breeding jordan.breeding at mac.com
Tue Aug 30 10:52:46 CDT 2005


On Tuesday, August 30, 2005, at 10:07AM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> wrote:

>On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 08:54 -0400, Chris Mason wrote:
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>> This one at least is very easy.
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>Unfortunately, it also won't have nearly the benefit of skipping over
>the use of the cvs command to reconstruct history.  That has enormously
>poor behaviour.
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The git cvs import script seems to achieve its level of speed by 1) using cvsps to create changesets, 2) having its own internal cvs code embedded directly into the perl script.

http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=git/git.git;a=blob;f=git-cvsimport-script

Jordan


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