[Biopython-dev] Subversion Repository

Chris Lasher chris.lasher at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 19:24:19 UTC 2007

On 5/31/07, Peter <biopython-dev at maubp.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> Chris Lasher wrote:
> > I'm obviously missing another target, and BOSC 2007 is fast
> > approaching.
> Are you going to BOSC 2007 Chris?

I wish I were going to BOSC, but unfortunately, I will not go. I do
plan on making it to SciPy for on the business of Software Carpentry,
though. Are any Biopythonistas going to either?

>  > I'm being held up by 4 files that are in the CVS
> > repository that were foolishly committed with carriage returns (i.e.,
> > "\r") in the filenames. How that's possible, I have no clue, but I
> > need to alter the data in the CVS repository so those filenames are
> > correct, or otherwise completely removed, over the entire history of
> > those files. Does anyone have any experience with the internals of CVS
> > repositories? I definitely do not.
> How strange! I have no experience with the internals of CVS so can't
> help you there. What are the four offending files? Maybe we could just
> purge them for the move to SVN.

Renaming the files turns out to solve this problem. Yet again, I
should have tried the simplest solution first. Thanks go to mhagger on
#cvs2svn on freenode for helping with this.

> Also, I suspect (but have not checked this) that a few of the examples
> files in the unit tests have been checked in as binary files rather than
> text (due to some odd differences in new lines across platforms). Again,
> a CVS expert would probably be able to generate a list of all "binary"
> files in the repository fairly easily.

Good to know. Anyone have any experience here?


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