Re: BKCVS issue

From: Larry McVoy (
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 21:28:59 EST

On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 05:37:39PM -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 07:37:02PM -0400, Rob Landley wrote:
> > On Monday 02 June 2003 17:14, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> > > For the past few days, it seems like every time something changes in
> > > BK, the bkcvs repository has all of its files touched. At least, all
> > > files in the repository have a P preceding their names on a cvs up.
> > >
> > > It's not intolerable, but I was wondering if anyone's aware of it.
> >
> > CVS thinks of changes as having been applied in a certain order, with each
> > cange applying to the result of previous changes.
> I understand that they are built on different models, but I had
> thought the bk->cvs translator was somewhat intelligent. I had never
> seen all the files in the CVS repository touched until a few days ago.

It is intelligent but it is busted, believe me, I know. The conversion
happens on my desktop and it thrashes the hell out of the disk when
CVS tags.

We're swamped working on a BK release, that's our first priority. As soon
as I get a breather I'll get back to the bk2cvs convertoer.

Larry McVoy              lm at
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