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authorJonas Fonseca <fonseca@diku.dk>2006-08-25 01:07:46 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-08-26 02:26:29 (GMT)
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git-svn(1): improve asciidoc markup
Use list continuation to have better wrapping. This accounts for most of the changes because it reindents a lot of text without applying other changes. Use cross-referencing for interlinking and the gitlink macro for pointing to other tools in the git suite. Signed-off-by: Jonas Fonseca <fonseca@diku.dk> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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@@ -12,10 +12,8 @@ SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
-----------
git-svn is a simple conduit for changesets between a single Subversion
-branch and git.
-
-git-svn is not to be confused with git-svnimport. The were designed
-with very different goals in mind.
+branch and git. It is not to be confused with gitlink:git-svnimport[1].
+They were designed with very different goals in mind.
git-svn is designed for an individual developer who wants a
bidirectional flow of changesets between a single branch in Subversion
@@ -34,26 +32,29 @@ git-svnimport is designed for.
COMMANDS
--------
-init::
+--
+
+'init'::
Creates an empty git repository with additional metadata
directories for git-svn. The Subversion URL must be specified
as a command-line argument.
-fetch::
- Fetch unfetched revisions from the Subversion URL we are
- tracking. refs/remotes/git-svn will be updated to the
- latest revision.
+'fetch'::
- Note: You should never attempt to modify the remotes/git-svn
- branch outside of git-svn. Instead, create a branch from
- remotes/git-svn and work on that branch. Use the 'commit'
- command (see below) to write git commits back to
- remotes/git-svn.
+Fetch unfetched revisions from the Subversion URL we are
+tracking. refs/remotes/git-svn will be updated to the
+latest revision.
- See 'Additional Fetch Arguments' if you are interested in
- manually joining branches on commit.
+Note: You should never attempt to modify the remotes/git-svn
+branch outside of git-svn. Instead, create a branch from
+remotes/git-svn and work on that branch. Use the 'commit'
+command (see below) to write git commits back to
+remotes/git-svn.
-commit::
+See '<<fetch-args,Additional Fetch Arguments>>' if you are interested in
+manually joining branches on commit.
+
+'commit'::
Commit specified commit or tree objects to SVN. This relies on
your imported fetch data being up-to-date. This makes
absolutely no attempts to do patching when committing to SVN, it
@@ -61,9 +62,9 @@ commit::
commit. All merging is assumed to have taken place
independently of git-svn functions.
-rebuild::
+'rebuild'::
Not a part of daily usage, but this is a useful command if
- you've just cloned a repository (using git-clone) that was
+ you've just cloned a repository (using gitlink:git-clone[1]) that was
tracked with git-svn. Unfortunately, git-clone does not clone
git-svn metadata and the svn working tree that git-svn uses for
its operations. This rebuilds the metadata so git-svn can
@@ -71,130 +72,152 @@ rebuild::
specified at the command-line if the directory/repository you're
tracking has moved or changed protocols.
-show-ignore::
+'show-ignore'::
Recursively finds and lists the svn:ignore property on
directories. The output is suitable for appending to
the $GIT_DIR/info/exclude file.
+--
+
OPTIONS
-------
+--
+
-r <ARG>::
--revision <ARG>::
- Only used with the 'fetch' command.
- Takes any valid -r<argument> svn would accept and passes it
- directly to svn. -r<ARG1>:<ARG2> ranges and "{" DATE "}" syntax
- is also supported. This is passed directly to svn, see svn
- documentation for more details.
+Only used with the 'fetch' command.
+
+Takes any valid -r<argument> svn would accept and passes it
+directly to svn. -r<ARG1>:<ARG2> ranges and "{" DATE "}" syntax
+is also supported. This is passed directly to svn, see svn
+documentation for more details.
- This can allow you to make partial mirrors when running fetch.
+This can allow you to make partial mirrors when running fetch.
-::
--stdin::
- Only used with the 'commit' command.
- Read a list of commits from stdin and commit them in reverse
- order. Only the leading sha1 is read from each line, so
- git-rev-list --pretty=oneline output can be used.
+Only used with the 'commit' command.
+
+Read a list of commits from stdin and commit them in reverse
+order. Only the leading sha1 is read from each line, so
+git-rev-list --pretty=oneline output can be used.
--rmdir::
- Only used with the 'commit' command.
- Remove directories from the SVN tree if there are no files left
- behind. SVN can version empty directories, and they are not
- removed by default if there are no files left in them. git
- cannot version empty directories. Enabling this flag will make
- the commit to SVN act like git.
+Only used with the 'commit' command.
+
+Remove directories from the SVN tree if there are no files left
+behind. SVN can version empty directories, and they are not
+removed by default if there are no files left in them. git
+cannot version empty directories. Enabling this flag will make
+the commit to SVN act like git.
- repo-config key: svn.rmdir
+repo-config key: svn.rmdir
-e::
--edit::
- Only used with the 'commit' command.
- Edit the commit message before committing to SVN. This is off by
- default for objects that are commits, and forced on when committing
- tree objects.
+Only used with the 'commit' command.
- repo-config key: svn.edit
+Edit the commit message before committing to SVN. This is off by
+default for objects that are commits, and forced on when committing
+tree objects.
+
+repo-config key: svn.edit
-l<num>::
--find-copies-harder::
- Both of these are only used with the 'commit' command.
- They are both passed directly to git-diff-tree see
- git-diff-tree(1) for more information.
+Both of these are only used with the 'commit' command.
+
+They are both passed directly to git-diff-tree see
+gitlink:git-diff-tree[1] for more information.
- repo-config key: svn.l
- repo-config key: svn.findcopiesharder
+[verse]
+repo-config key: svn.l
+repo-config key: svn.findcopiesharder
-A<filename>::
--authors-file=<filename>::
- Syntax is compatible with the files used by git-svnimport and
- git-cvsimport:
+Syntax is compatible with the files used by git-svnimport and
+git-cvsimport:
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-loginname = Joe User <user@example.com>
+ loginname = Joe User <user@example.com>
------------------------------------------------------------------------
- If this option is specified and git-svn encounters an SVN
- committer name that does not exist in the authors-file, git-svn
- will abort operation. The user will then have to add the
- appropriate entry. Re-running the previous git-svn command
- after the authors-file is modified should continue operation.
+If this option is specified and git-svn encounters an SVN
+committer name that does not exist in the authors-file, git-svn
+will abort operation. The user will then have to add the
+appropriate entry. Re-running the previous git-svn command
+after the authors-file is modified should continue operation.
- repo-config key: svn.authors-file
+repo-config key: svn.authors-file
+
+--
ADVANCED OPTIONS
----------------
+--
+
-b<refname>::
--branch <refname>::
- Used with 'fetch' or 'commit'.
+Used with 'fetch' or 'commit'.
- This can be used to join arbitrary git branches to remotes/git-svn
- on new commits where the tree object is equivalent.
+This can be used to join arbitrary git branches to remotes/git-svn
+on new commits where the tree object is equivalent.
- When used with different GIT_SVN_ID values, tags and branches in
- SVN can be tracked this way, as can some merges where the heads
- end up having completely equivalent content. This can even be
- used to track branches across multiple SVN _repositories_.
+When used with different GIT_SVN_ID values, tags and branches in
+SVN can be tracked this way, as can some merges where the heads
+end up having completely equivalent content. This can even be
+used to track branches across multiple SVN _repositories_.
- This option may be specified multiple times, once for each
- branch.
+This option may be specified multiple times, once for each
+branch.
- repo-config key: svn.branch
+repo-config key: svn.branch
-i<GIT_SVN_ID>::
--id <GIT_SVN_ID>::
- This sets GIT_SVN_ID (instead of using the environment). See
- the section on "Tracking Multiple Repositories or Branches" for
- more information on using GIT_SVN_ID.
+
+This sets GIT_SVN_ID (instead of using the environment). See the
+section on
+'<<tracking-multiple-repos,Tracking Multiple Repositories or Branches>>'
+for more information on using GIT_SVN_ID.
+
+--
COMPATIBILITY OPTIONS
---------------------
+--
+
--upgrade::
- Only used with the 'rebuild' command.
+Only used with the 'rebuild' command.
- Run this if you used an old version of git-svn that used
- "git-svn-HEAD" instead of "remotes/git-svn" as the branch
- for tracking the remote.
+Run this if you used an old version of git-svn that used
+"git-svn-HEAD" instead of "remotes/git-svn" as the branch
+for tracking the remote.
--no-ignore-externals::
- Only used with the 'fetch' and 'rebuild' command.
+Only used with the 'fetch' and 'rebuild' command.
+
+By default, git-svn passes --ignore-externals to svn to avoid
+fetching svn:external trees into git. Pass this flag to enable
+externals tracking directly via git.
- By default, git-svn passes --ignore-externals to svn to avoid
- fetching svn:external trees into git. Pass this flag to enable
- externals tracking directly via git.
+Versions of svn that do not support --ignore-externals are
+automatically detected and this flag will be automatically
+enabled for them.
- Versions of svn that do not support --ignore-externals are
- automatically detected and this flag will be automatically
- enabled for them.
+Otherwise, do not enable this flag unless you know what you're
+doing.
- Otherwise, do not enable this flag unless you know what you're
- doing.
+repo-config key: svn.noignoreexternals
- repo-config key: svn.noignoreexternals
+--
Basic Examples
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
@@ -226,6 +249,7 @@ any automated merge/branch tracking on the Subversion side and leaves it
entirely up to the user on the git side. It's simply not worth it to do
a useful translation when the original signal is weak.
+[[tracking-multiple-repos]]
TRACKING MULTIPLE REPOSITORIES OR BRANCHES
------------------------------------------
This is for advanced users, most users should ignore this section.
@@ -241,6 +265,7 @@ invocation. The interface branch will be remotes/$GIT_SVN_ID, instead of
remotes/git-svn. Any remotes/$GIT_SVN_ID branch should never be modified
by the user outside of git-svn commands.
+[[fetch-args]]
ADDITIONAL FETCH ARGUMENTS
--------------------------
This is for advanced users, most users should ignore this section.
@@ -251,11 +276,15 @@ optionally be specified in the form of sha1 hex sums at the
command-line. Unfetched SVN revisions may also be tied to particular
git commits with the following syntax:
+------------------------------------------------
svn_revision_number=git_commit_sha1
+------------------------------------------------
-This allows you to tie unfetched SVN revision 375 to your current HEAD::
+This allows you to tie unfetched SVN revision 375 to your current HEAD:
- `git-svn fetch 375=$(git-rev-parse HEAD)`
+------------------------------------------------
+ git-svn fetch 375=$(git-rev-parse HEAD)
+------------------------------------------------
Advanced Example: Tracking a Reorganized Repository
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~