[Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] bzr-fastimport plugin, yet another Bazaar import option]

Johannes Schindelin Johannes.Schindelin at gmx.de
Fri Feb 22 10:33:57 GMT 2008


On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Shawn O. Pearce wrote:

> Ian Clatworthy <ian.clatworthy at internode.on.net> wrote:
> > BTW, you might want to either extend the specification (a little) or 
> > fix git-fast-export so they match. :-) See doc/notes.txt under 
> > http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~bzr/bzr-fastimport/fastimport.dev/files 
> > for details. For example, running git-fast-export on 64-bit Hardy 
> > Heron produces file modes longer than permitted if the spec was 
> > strictly interpreted.
> We may need to take a small hammer to git-fast-export and fix its 
> output.  Generating long mode strings like your notes suggest is 
> incorrect.

Indeed.  Raising the issue with the original author of git-fast-export 
would not have hurt either.


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