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From Erik de Bruin <e...@ixsoftware.nl>
Subject Re: Git Migration Reset
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:48:26 GMT
I seem to be able (in my GUI client) to create a patch file for the
commit(s) I have lined up. All I need to do is make a copy of my
commit messages and use those while patching the new 'active'
branch... I think.

Time will tell, I guess ;-)


On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 8:21 PM, Frédéric THOMAS
<webdoublefx@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Not 100% sure because I never did it before but I guess you can do, on your
> futur inactive project : <sha> is the first commit you did.
> git format-patch -1 <sha>
> -Fred
> -----Message d'origine----- From: Erik de Bruin
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 8:07 PM
> To: dev@flex.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Git Migration Reset
>> If you moved it from SVN to Git - why cant you just checkin your svn
>> changes?
> Because git has a lot of minor changes in a lot of the same files that
> were already changed in SVN. I spent the afternoon yesterday putting
> the final touches to my contributions and this morning (before the
> excrement hit the ventilator) putting all of that into a whole bunch
> of nicely documented commits. If I were to say "f*ck it" and just
> overlay all the most recent files over my last SVN copy, I would loose
> all of that work.
> Also, it's 8 PM over here and I've been at this since 8 AM this
> morning. My family is threatening to kick me and my laptop out if I
> don't have at least one conherent conversation with them today.
>> I meant you are on your own  in the sense that I (or anyone else) cannot
>> get into your computer to fix things for you.  Of course I appreciate the
> The way I understand it, it should be possible to clone the new repo
> INFRA will eventually create to my local machine and make that my
> "active project". I can then go into my current (by then "inactive")
> project and create patches for each of the commits I prepared there,
> and apply those patches to my active git project. Am I missing
> something, or does that sound like it should work?
> EdB
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> Ix Multimedia Software
> Jan Luykenstraat 27
> 3521 VB Utrecht
> T. 06-51952295
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Ix Multimedia Software

Jan Luykenstraat 27
3521 VB Utrecht

T. 06-51952295
I. www.ixsoftware.nl

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