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KernelTrap: Entire 2.6 Source Tree Imported Into Git

Jul 27, 2005, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Linux creator Linus Torvalds announced that he has succesfully imported the entire 2.6 Linux kernel development tree into git, his once interim now likely permanent replacement for BitKeeper. He points out that the source history was imported from the bkcvs tree, 'of course, this _is_ the cvs import, which means that it's basically just a straight-line linearization of the real BK history, but it's a pretty good linearization and so it's certainly useful.' He goes on to note that the tree is his current 'best effort,' using the cvsimport functionality that was added to git in early June, 'and obviously I'll re-create it if there _are_ cvsps or cvsimport bugs that cause the import to have problems...'"

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