[Vcs-fast-import-devs] fast-import mirroring a foreign repository

Matt McClure matthewlmcclure at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 11:33:33 BST 2009


On Sep 8, 2009, at 6:26 AM, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:

>  in the exporter side you store the :1 <->
> 6ea71fe7d36cf5b81c2100d97a822ecf0bc04746 and :2
> <->14b772a0d7cb983ab0c13d672ea89192c460d070 mapping.
>
> It's the same on the importer side, just when you do an incremental
> import, you will need the marks file to know that :2 means for example
> "r2" in bzr.
>
> HTH.

Aha!  Thanks, Miklos. From the git-fast-{ex,im}port man page it wasn't  
clear to me that the marks files used by the import and export sides  
of a migration between VCSs would be different.

Matt



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