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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Git to SVN
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2011 18:30:07 GMT
Leo,

On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 7:07 PM, Leo Neumeyer <leoneumeyer@gmail.com> wrote:
> cross-posting to incubator in case someone there also had to go through the
> git to svn migration and can share their experience.

I already mentioned you should take a look at this tool from Jukka Zitting;
https://github.com/jukka/git2svn

In addition you can ask on wave-dev. They have finally decided to
loose history and do an initial checkin because it was not easily
possible to convert.

Cheers
Christian


>
> Is there a process we can follow to put s4 in the beta git program? I know
> this can create additional work for the infra folks but seems we may
> already have a beta system perhaps we can just try it and help improve it.
> We all benefit.
>
> -leo
>
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 11:48 PM, Bruce Robbins
> <bruce.robbins.s4@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I am the fellow trying to convert the S4 git repository to SVN with
>> history preserved. I gave the following a whirl:
>>
>> http://code.google.com/p/support/wiki/ImportingFromGit
>> http://sandrotosi.blogspot.com/2010/02/migrate-git-repo-to-svn-one.html
>>
>> http://blog.paulbetts.org/index.php/2007/12/02/moving-git-repositories-to-svntfs/
>>
>> The first two basically had the same issue: it required me to manually
>> resolve all merges that had been performed in the history (and we have
>> many). The third one just produced a series of error messages.
>>
>> I have not tried the perl script yet. I will contact Jukka Zittings.
>>
>> However, I agree with Jeremy: it would be great if we didn't have to
>> preserve history from git to svn, and then sometime later from svn back to
>> git.
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 6:08 AM, Jeremy Thomerson <
>> jeremy@thomersonfamily.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:26 AM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com
>>> >wrote:
>>>
>>> > > Since so many projects seem to be migrating from svn to git, is there
>>> any
>>> > > way we can continue using git for this project. (I mean use git only,
>>> > not as
>>> > > a mirror).
>>> >
>>> > While I can't comment on best practices for Git-to-SVN moving, I'd
>>> > just like to chime in to note that "so many projects" is not a good
>>> > description of the current state of Git support at the ASF. Currently
>>> > there is a single project using it in a limited manner as a test for
>>> > wider support. There is no proposed time table for if/when Git support
>>> > will be expanded so I would proceed as if it doesn't exist.
>>> >
>>>
>>> Is it possible that this project could be added as a beta tester of Git?
>>> It really doesn't make sense to make them migrate git->svn->git.  If the
>>> Git experiment fails, then they do a single migration.  If it succeeds, no
>>> migration necessary.
>>>
>>> Jeremy Thomerson
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
>
> Leo Neumeyer (@leoneu)
>



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