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Re: [Catacomb] RE: catacomb.tigris.org approved

SVN has a cvs2svn.py script that does a nice job usually. On complex
repositories it might fail, but there are more powerful scripts around
(clkao's revml). If you can't find your way around with cvs2svn.py I can
help you with the conversion (just get me a tarball of the CVS and I'll
return a dumpfile of the repo).


On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 13:57:55 -0800
"Sung Kim" <hunkim@soe.ucsc.edu> wrote:

> Hi Jason,
> Thanks for approving us.
> We used CVS, but we want to use Subversion (provided by Tigris) to store our
> source code.
> Is that possible to convert CVS files to Subversion?
> Have a nice day.
> -
> Sung
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Robbins [mailto:jrobbins@ics.uci.edu] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 1:44 PM
> To: hunkim@tigris.org
> Subject: catacomb.tigris.org approved
> Hi Sung,
> I have approved the catacomb project on tigris.org.  Now other users can
> see your project and you can grant roles to other developers in this
> project.
> I noticed that you had a detailed description but it was probably lost
> when you switched on the "use index.html" option on the "Edit project"
> page.  It is included below.  Please use CVS to check out the file
> catacomb/www/index.html, edit it, and commit it.  That file will be the
> home page for your project.  There are already questions in that file
> that will help you get your project off to a good start.
> Good luck.  Please let me know if you have any questions.
> Thanks,
> jason!
> -----Forwarded Message-----
> Project description:
> Catacomb is a WebDAV repository module for use with the Apache WebDAV
> module, mod_dav. Apache mod_dav parses WebDAV and DeltaV protocol requests
> into
> operations on a repository providing persistent storage of resources and
> their
> properties. The default repository for mod_dav is provided by a separate
> module, mod_dav_fs, which stores resource bodies as files in the filesystem,
> and
> stores properties in a (G)DBM database. 
> Catacomb provides a replacement for mod_dav_fs called mod_dav_repos that
> stores resources and their properties in a relational database (MySQL). The
> primary advantage of this approach is the searching capabilities of the
> database
> are used to implement the DASL protocol. Additionally, the database allows
> straightforward implementation of the versioning capabilities of the DeltaV
> protocol. 
> By shifting to relational database technology, Catacomb is a platform that
> contains important aspects of typical document management systems: the
> ability
> to store large numbers of documents, and search over their metadata.
> Furthermore, it is possible (via source code modification) to change the set
> of
> predefined properties stored in the main schema of the relational database.
> Properties in the main schema are faster to search. 
> This project is the first open source implementation of the DASL and
> DeltaV(linear versioning) protocols. We plan on tracking the evolution of
> this
> protocol.
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