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authorVitaly \"_Vi\" Shukela <>2009-01-25 22:21:41 (GMT)
committerEric Wong <>2009-01-26 01:01:47 (GMT)
commit6076b843a0a15d344f367ac46645eb864085477c (patch)
treeec215b8d8ade2af389124fe23f0b6cd091a77167 /Documentation/git-svn.txt
parentedc662f929e1a2be3e350bf362cc9aed95f5250a (diff)
git-svn: documented --ignore-paths
Documented --ignore-paths option of git-svn to inform users about the feature and provide some examples. Signed-off-by: Vitaly "_Vi" Shukela <> Acked-by: Eric Wong <> [ew: trailing whitespace removed]
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@@ -103,6 +103,19 @@ repository to be able to interoperate with someone else's local Git
repository, either don't use this option or you should both use it in
the same local timezone.
+ This allows one to specify Perl regular expression that will
+ cause skipping of all matching paths from checkout from SVN.
+ Examples:
+ --ignore-paths="^doc" - skip "doc*" directory for every fetch.
+ --ignore-paths="^[^/]+/(?:branches|tags)" - skip "branches"
+ and "tags" of first level directories.
+ Regular expression is not persistent, you should specify
+ it every time when fetching.
Runs 'init' and 'fetch'. It will automatically create a
directory based on the basename of the URL passed to it;