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@@ -32,6 +32,9 @@ any CVS branches, yourself.
OPTIONS
-------
+-v::
+ Verbosity: let 'cvsimport' report what it is doing.
+
-d <CVSROOT>::
The root of the CVS archive. May be local (a simple path) or remote;
currently, only the :local:, :ext: and :pserver: access methods
@@ -39,10 +42,23 @@ OPTIONS
from `CVS/Root`. If no such file exists, it checks for the
`CVSROOT` environment variable.
+<CVS_module>::
+ The CVS module you want to import. Relative to <CVSROOT>.
+ If not given, git-cvsimport tries to read it from
+ `CVS/Repository`.
+
-C <target-dir>::
The git repository to import to. If the directory doesn't
exist, it will be created. Default is the current directory.
+-o <branch-for-HEAD>::
+ The 'HEAD' branch from CVS is imported to the 'origin' branch within
+ the git repository, as 'HEAD' already has a special meaning for git.
+ Use this option if you want to import into a different branch.
++
+Use '-o master' for continuing an import that was initially done by
+the old cvs2git tool.
+
-i::
Import-only: don't perform a checkout after importing. This option
ensures the working directory and index remain untouched and will
@@ -56,13 +72,8 @@ OPTIONS
-u::
Convert underscores in tag and branch names to dots.
--o <branch-for-HEAD>::
- The 'HEAD' branch from CVS is imported to the 'origin' branch within
- the git repository, as 'HEAD' already has a special meaning for git.
- Use this option if you want to import into a different branch.
-+
-Use '-o master' for continuing an import that was initially done by
-the old cvs2git tool.
+-s <subst>::
+ Substitute the character "/" in branch names with <subst>
-p <options-for-cvsps>::
Additional options for cvsps.
@@ -70,6 +81,10 @@ the old cvs2git tool.
+
If you need to pass multiple options, separate them with a comma.
+-z <fuzz>::
+ Pass the timestamp fuzz factor to cvsps, in seconds. If unset,
+ cvsps defaults to 300s.
+
-P <cvsps-output-file>::
Instead of calling cvsps, read the provided cvsps output file. Useful
for debugging or when cvsps is being handled outside cvsimport.
@@ -84,31 +99,13 @@ If you need to pass multiple options, separate them with a comma.
regex. It can be used with -m to also see the default regexes.
You must escape forward slashes.
--v::
- Verbosity: let 'cvsimport' report what it is doing.
-
-<CVS_module>::
- The CVS module you want to import. Relative to <CVSROOT>.
- If not given, git-cvsimport tries to read it from
- `CVS/Repository`.
-
--h::
- Print a short usage message and exit.
-
--z <fuzz>::
- 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>
+-S <regex>::
+ Skip paths matching the regex.
-a::
Import all commits, including recent ones. cvsimport by default
skips commits that have a timestamp less than 10 minutes ago.
--S <regex>::
- Skip paths matching the regex.
-
-L <limit>::
Limit the number of commits imported. Workaround for cases where
cvsimport leaks memory.
@@ -136,6 +133,9 @@ It is not recommended to use this feature if you intend to
export changes back to CVS again later with
gitlink:git-cvsexportcommit[1].
+-h::
+ Print a short usage message and exit.
+
OUTPUT
------
If '-v' is specified, the script reports what it is doing.