Re: irc usage..

From: Donnie Berkholz <>
Date: 2006-05-22 14:19:48
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, 21 May 2006, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> Ok. It's still converting (that's a big archive), but it has passed the 
>> cvsps stage without errors for me, and the conversion so far seems ok. But 
>> it has only gotten to 
>> 	Author: vapier <vapier>  2002-09-23 12:32:42
>> 	Changed GPL to GPL-2 in LICENSE and updated SRC_URI to use mirror:
>> so it has converted only slightly more than the first two years of 
>> history in the roughly 30 minutes I've let it run. So it will take several 
>> hours.
> Btw, trying this import (which got interrupted by a thunderstorm and one 
> of our first power failures in a long time - just a few seconds, but 
> enough to power off everything but my laptops) it became very obvious that 
> "git cvsimport" really _really_ should re-pack the archive every once in a 
> while.

Fortunately the storms haven't been that bad down in Corvallis. cvsps
also worked fine for me, but git-cvsimport broke in the middle. The
command I'm using is 'git-cvsimport -P ../gentoo.cvsps -k -d
/media/scm_comparison -A ~/dev/Authors -v gentoo-x86 | tee cvsimport.log'

Here's the last bits:

Fetching gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-   v 1.5
Update gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets- 947 bytes
Fetching gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-   v 1.3
Update gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets- 977 bytes
Fetching gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-2.0.0-r1.ebuild   v 1.2
Update gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-2.0.0-r1.ebuild: 2704 bytes
Fetching gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-2.0.0.ebuild   v 1.2
Update gnome-base/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-2.0.0.ebuild: 3031 bytes
Tree ID 4d19a84efce2de9cfb42ac0397e0036bbed2ad65
Parent ID ecb78bbe30369a76e2599d0d17de8fe922dca211
Committed patch 14615 (origin 2002-07-16 20:13:15)
Commit ID 4dd2179e0c1369e07cd268fb5c8b150c3a2a1094
Delete net-fs/openafs/openafs-1.2.2-r6.ebuild
Delete net-fs/openafs/files/digest-openafs-1.2.2-r6
Tree ID bfc7320883983655d7d2ea2c6d04f85b45365ce1
Parent ID 4dd2179e0c1369e07cd268fb5c8b150c3a2a1094
Committed patch 14616 (origin 2002-07-16 20:15:15)
Commit ID 7a36de9c4c9b93337ed789ae2341cad3d0991c6d
Unknown: error  Cannot allocate memory
Fetching profiles/package.mask   v 1.992
cat: write error: Broken pipe


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