CVS Conversion to Hg
theandromedan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 20:43:00 CDT 2008
Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> 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
> cd /cvsroot
> find . | cpio -p -dmu /var/tmp/cvsroot
> # Now manually move everything to a module called `foobar'
> cd /var/tmp/cvsroot
> mkdir foobar
> mv proj1 proj2 proj3 ... projN \
Exactly, what I figured out. :-)
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