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Re: Alioth - Convert SVN repo to Git

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 05:42:17PM +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> > can you point me to someone (or ideally to a script or detailed
> > explanation) that managed to do that in an automated way?
> What I did manually was something like
> find . -type f -name 'foo*.dsc' | sort (or similar tools, make sure they're
> sorted in a way as dpkg would sort the versions) | while read i; do
> 	git-import-dsc $i
> done

git-import-dscs (note the extra s on the end) does exactly this.

> Then I've used git-svn to import the svn history in an extra repository,
> verified that everything is right, and pulled it from the repository created
> with git-import-dsc. As git-import-dsc uses the date from the changelog as
> commit date, this worked well enough for me. Probably needs some fine-tuning,
> but I hope that's something you can work on.
> Bernd
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Ryan Niebur

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