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Some Factual Errors

Some Factual Errors

Posted Sep 22, 2011 20:09 UTC (Thu) by mathstuf (subscriber, #69389)
In reply to: Some Factual Errors by mjw
Parent article: LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice.org one year later

> if you look at the svn repository after it got imported last month.

One thing I'm wondering what the process of converting a distributed VCS repo into a centralized repo was. Were these steps published anywhere? I can't imagine that the process was lossless, but I'm interested in it nonetheless.


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Some Factual Errors

Posted Sep 22, 2011 20:33 UTC (Thu) by mjw (subscriber, #16740) [Link]

All history from the previous DVCS repo was thrown away when the code was imported. There were some tries to keep the history, but nothing worked: https://cwiki.apache.org/OOOUSERS/svn-import-experience.html


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