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Re: cvs2git reports a "sprout" from a nonexistent commit?

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Michael Haggerty <mhagger(at)alum(dot)mit(dot)edu>, Max Bowsher <maxb(at)f2s(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: cvs2git reports a "sprout" from a nonexistent commit?
Date: 2010-09-13 00:12:45
Message-ID: AANLkTikHO0JUyS4NVuyzgeOx-ak6SmQdeU17WGjyZXT2@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> There are a couple of weird-looking commits way back near the beginning
> of the converted Postgres history:
>
>
> commit 91f2ac21a1e085dfe81aae110cee2246a803f600 refs/tags/Release_2_0_0
> Author: PostgreSQL Daemon <webmaster(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Date:   Sat Aug 17 06:41:11 1996 +0000
>
>    This commit was manufactured by cvs2svn to create tag 'Release_2_0_0'.
>
>    Sprout from Release_1_0_3 1996-08-02 01:24:01 UTC PostgreSQL Daemon <webmaster(at)postgresql(dot)org> 'This commit was manufactured by cvs2svn to create branch 'Release_1_0_3'.'
>    Cherrypick from master 1996-08-17 06:41:10 UTC Marc G. Fournier <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> 'changed missed err() change to err_out()':
>        src/test/regress/Makefile
>        src/Makefile.global
>        src/interfaces/libpq/fe-misc.c
>        ... lots more files ...
>
>
> commit a8b8a4c98c975a6e4e7f378168fc39b05831e09d refs/tags/Release_2_0
> Author: PostgreSQL Daemon <webmaster(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Date:   Wed Aug 14 16:44:52 1996 +0000
>
>    This commit was manufactured by cvs2svn to create tag 'Release_2_0'.
>
>    Sprout from Release_1_0_3 1996-08-02 01:24:01 UTC PostgreSQL Daemon <webmaster(at)postgresql(dot)org> 'This commit was manufactured by cvs2svn to create branch 'Release_1_0_3'.'
>    Cherrypick from master 1996-08-14 16:44:51 UTC Marc G. Fournier <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> '|':
>        src/backend/storage/ipc.h
>        src/test/regress/Makefile
>        src/Makefile.global
>        src/interfaces/libpq/fe-misc.c
>        ... lots more files ...
>
>
> What is weird about them is that the referenced "sprout" commit doesn't
> exist.  Is this expected behavior?

What commit do you think doesn't exist?

git log origin/Release_1_0_3

-- 
Robert Haas
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