CVS migration help
dev.mansonthomas at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 00:03:55 BST 2008
I'll try tomorrow, thanks for your config file.
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 18:04, Colin D Bennett <colin at gibibit.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Oct 2008 10:03:20 +0200
> "Thomas Manson" <dev.mansonthomas at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I give up...
> > What I'll do, is re install cvs on my new server with its repository
> > Have a copy of my eclipse workspace using cvs to be able to browse cvs
> > history.
> > And make a bzr import of my existing project and use bzr from now on.
> > Anyway many thanks for your help everybody ;)
> > Thomas.
> Did you try using Tailor? It has worked great for me to import from and
> stay synchronized with CVS projects. Here is my example configuration:
> ----- begin file: grub.tailor -----
> patch-name-format = None
> source = cvs:grub2
> target = bzr:grub
> repository = :pserver:anonymous at cvs.savannah.gnu.org:/sources/grub
> module = grub2
> encoding = iso-8859-1
> ----- end file: grub.tailor -----
> Then, just execute Tailor with the following command:
> tailor --config=../grub.tailor
> I create a subdirectory underneath the directory where 'grub.tailor'
> is, and then I run the above 'tailor' command in that subdirectory,
> since it will check out the CVS tree into the current working
> directory. This CVS checkout is then also a bzr branch, which is
> updated every time you re-run the 'tailor' command above if there are
> any new commits to CVS.
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