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From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: forge.OCamlCore.org is now ready to serve the OCaml community
On 20-04-2008, Xavier Leroy <Xavier.Leroy@inria.fr> wrote:
>> **OCamlCore.org is ready!**
>
> Nice work!
>
> Here is a related question, not specific to Caml but common to all
> Gforge-like services.  Assuming I'd like to transfer an existing
> development to an OCamlCore.org project (I'm thinking of SpamOracle),
> is there any way to import my existing CVS repository as a whole,
> without losing the history of the project?  I couldn't find any hint
> on how to do this in the gforge.org documentation.
>

There is no description because this is hackish ;-)

* create a project with SCM = CVS,
* copy your module/CVSROOT data to your /cvsroot/spamoracle/ using
  scp,
* fix rights (you can ssh to the CVS host)
* enjoy using the forge.

This should also work with SVN (svnadmin load).

Since i am not sure of what i am saying, i propose to test this and
write a little documentation. Just create the project spamoracle asking
a CVS SCM and submit a bug to "Site admin" with the tarball of what you
want to inject. I will take care of doing it myself:
http://forge.ocamlcore.org/tracker/?atid=101&group_id=1&func=browse

Regards,
Sylvain Le Gall