This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the binutils project.
Re: CVS history prior to 1999
- From: Will Newton <will dot newton at linaro dot org>
- To: Will Newton <will dot newton at linaro dot org>, "binutils at sourceware dot org" <binutils at sourceware dot org>, "rdsandiford at googlemail dot com" <rdsandiford at googlemail dot com>
- Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:11:59 +0800
- Subject: Re: CVS history prior to 1999
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
- References: <CANu=Dmi6h948dOP9+_R=r6qaVhdg0abEggQqKqeZML2dApOHYA at mail dot gmail dot com> <874n34enze dot fsf at sandifor-thinkpad dot stglab dot manchester dot uk dot ibm dot com>
On 11 March 2014 23:47, Richard Sandiford <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Will Newton <email@example.com> writes:
>> Is there anywhere I could find CVS history prior to 1999? I believe
>> there was some discussion of this around the time of the git
>> conversion but I don't know if anything came of it.
> It is there, but the sourceware import (commit
> 252b5132c753830d5fd56823373aed85f2a0db63) effectively recreates the tree.
> You need to look behind 1730ec6b1848f0f32154277f788fb29f88d8475b for
> any pre-1999 changes. FWIW 4a81b56152631cda9dc351cb4d2f61f395ee4414
> is the first revision of bfd.
Thanks, that's very helpful. I am still not sure why git behaves like
that (and I thought I had a pretty good grasp of git!):
[will@localhost binutils-gdb]$ git log 252b513
Author: Richard Henderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon May 3 07:29:11 1999 +0000
19990502 sourceware import
Kind of suggests I have hit the end of history...
Toolchain Working Group, Linaro