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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] BK->CVS (real time mirror)
On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 11:08:30PM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> > Actually, fact that "longest path" algorithm may well choose
> > non-mainline branch because it likes it more worries me a bit.
>
> AFIK it's supposed to be the "longest path" of Linus's and Marcelo's
> branches which means it'll reproduce all the modifcations of the
> mainline trees only.

By the way, we've been incrementally updating both trees and while in
theory the incremental could result in shorter paths with less detail,
so far the incremental export and the one pass export result in exactly
the same path:

slovax $ bk _eventpath 1.0 + | wc -l
8498
slovax $ cd ../linux-2.5-cvs/linux-2.5
slovax $ rlog -r -N ChangeSet | grep revision
revision 1.8498

I've actually reimported the data in one pass and diffed the RCS files,
it's the same.

HPA, should we be mirroring the CVS tarballs to kernel.org?
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