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git <-> cvs synch script with git cvsexportcommit -W




Hi,

Here is my old mail with updated pointer.  This may be useful for people
to migrate git to cvs while keeping cvs up-to-date.

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 03:41:58PM +0200, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Mon, 13 Jul 2015, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> 
> > Thanks for "git cvsexportcommit -W" feature.
> >   http://git.kernel.org/cgit/git/git.git/commit/?id=d775734c40afed216160437c59a45c93bdf28689
> > 
> > It took me a while to get this working right.  I may have made a bit of
> > error in the way, but it looks like I need to have 
> > 
> >  $ cat .git/info/exclude
> > CVS
> > 
> > to avaid error when commiting more than 2 commts.  Is this what you
> > expect?
> > 
> > I am trying to emulate git-svn for CVS using this and others.  I am
> > making a first trial script as seen at:
> >   https://wiki.debian.org/CvsusingGit
> >   https://people.debian.org/~osamu/git-cvs.sh (my current trial script.)

Since then I updated wiki page and then moved script to github.

https://github.com/osamuaoki/git-cvs

> Sorry, this completely slipped through and bit-rotted in my inbox for two
> years (there are still 2,000+ friends in my inbox that paid your mail
> company).

Oh, well happens.

> Would you mind sending a mail about git-cvs.sh to git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx for
> much wider visibility?

OK.  Here we go.

Osamu