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historial question: the first commits (is the conversion screwed?)

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: historial question: the first commits (is the conversion screwed?)
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:02:37 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)


I know that Emacs used various VC systems, RCS, CVS, BZR and finally

I got interested in the first commits, so I run

 git log --reverse

Or since I converted the repo to mercurial

 hg up 1

In both cases I see:

 ommit ce5584125c44a1a2fbb46e810459c50b227a95e2
Author: Jim Blandy <address@hidden>
Date:   Thu Apr 18 00:48:29 1985 +0000

    entered into RCS

commit ff9c6df4b0766bef72f6b1f4c8fca65737d9ad6b
Author: Jim Blandy <address@hidden>
Date:   Sat Dec 14 16:58:10 1985 +0000

    Initial revision

What puzzles me, is that there were so few commits when starting the
project and 

Jim Blandy <address@hidden>

redhat in 1985, really?

>From wikipedia:
Founded in 1993, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters 

This is not really a serious issue, but I wondered whether the
conversion process worked reliable, at least for the first commits.


Uwe Brauer 

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