path: root/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
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authorMartin Langhoff <>2007-01-08 06:43:39 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-01-08 11:01:16 (GMT)
commitded9f40059b185cd88569aa349784f140418f400 (patch)
tree16beac2f941e8cf02729266338eed04f6f393275 /Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
parent9a5e4075a4b54581821584386e5e184a57f06d18 (diff)
cvsimport: skip commits that are too recent (option and documentation)
This makes the earlier "wait for 10 minutes before importing" safety overridable with "-a(ll)" flag, and adds necessary documentation. Signed-off-by: Martin Langhoff <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt b/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
index d21d66b..6deee94 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-cvsimport.txt
@@ -90,7 +90,8 @@ If you need to pass multiple options, separate them with a comma.
Print a short usage message and exit.
-z <fuzz>::
- Pass the timestamp fuzz factor to cvsps.
+ Pass the timestamp fuzz factor to cvsps, in seconds. If unset,
+ cvsps defaults to 300s.
-s <subst>::
Substitute the character "/" in branch names with <subst>
@@ -99,6 +100,10 @@ If you need to pass multiple options, separate them with a comma.
CVS by default uses the unix username when writing its
commit logs. Using this option and an author-conv-file
in this format
+ Import all commits, including recent ones. cvsimport by default
+ skips commits that have a timestamp less than 10 minutes ago.
exon=Andreas Ericsson <>