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## Requirements

A list of requirements for a possible replacement for CVS as repo software for NetBSD and pkgsrc so we don't keep starting over listing these (and forgetting half) all of the time:

- the license would be nice to be BSDish, must be open source and free to use
- the software should be includeable in NetBSD base without too much excess baggage
- it should be possible to do development on old or small hardware
- it must support automated updating of source trees
- it must support branches
- there should be a conversion for the present history (that actually works)
- the resulting repository must not break easily
- the software should be reasonably mature and reliable
- checkout of a pkgsrc tree must be feasible on a 32MB system
- checkout of a stable pkgsrc tree and then updating select package subdirs to the latest version of the main branch should be possible
- lasting removal of legally tainted code must be possible

Please add/correct.


## Experiences in using the software

### Experiences with git

please fill in

### Experiences with Subversion

please fill in


## Conversion experiences

Conversion of all modules to git succeeded using fromcvs togit. The resulting git repository contains several errors where files have a wrong version (eg in hunt/Makefile the contents of the file on the vendor branch appear as tip of the master branch, which is quite wrong).

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