CVS Conversion to Hg
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Mon Mar 10 16:49:26 CDT 2008
On 2008-03-10 15:53, Martin Gadbois <martin.gadbois at colubris.com> wrote:
> Matt Mackall wrote:
> > What you need to do is use CVS modules configuration to pull all those
> > parts into one CVS checkout workspace and convert that. Don't ask me how
> > to do that though, I've suppressed those memories.
> I've tried to do change the CVS "CVSROOT/modules" file to contain all
> the sub-projects:
> top &proj1 &proj2 &proj3 ...
> "cvs get top" recovers all the proj* modules under "top", but when I do
> "hg convert top", it only converts module "proj1".
> I have not tried with other converters.
> Is that the method you kinda remembered?
If your CVS repository is not prohibitively large, you can manually
'create' a module, by repo-surgery in a copy of the entire repository.
For example, if your original CVS repository is `/cvsroot' you can use a
copy from `/var/tmp/cvsroot', like this:
mkdir -p /var/tmp/cvsroot
find . | cpio -p -dmu /var/tmp/cvsroot
# Now manually move everything to a module called `foobar'
mv proj1 proj2 proj3 ... projN \
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