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authorMatthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de>2005-10-10 16:45:00 (GMT)
committerMatthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de>2005-10-10 16:45:00 (GMT)
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svn import: Add a loop limit option
The svn library has a serious memory leak. Added a new option (-l NUM) which causes git-svnimport to exit cleanly after fetching that many changes, in order to . Signed-Off-By: Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de>
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@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ git-svnimport - Import a SVN repository into git
SYNOPSIS
--------
'git-svnimport' [ -o <branch-for-HEAD> ] [ -h ] [ -v ]
- [ -C <GIT_repository> ] [ -i ] [ -u ]
+ [ -C <GIT_repository> ] [ -i ] [ -u ] [-l limit_nr_changes]
[ -b branch_subdir ] [ -t trunk_subdir ] [ -T tag_subdir ]
[ -s start_chg ] [ -m ] [ -M regex ] [ <SVN_repository_URL> ]
@@ -70,6 +70,15 @@ When importing incementally, you might need to edit the .git/svn2git file.
regex. It can be used with -m to also see the default regexes.
You must escape forward slashes.
+-l <max_num_changes>::
+ Limit the number of SVN changesets we pull before quitting.
+ This option is necessary because the SVN library has serious memory
+ leaks; the recommended value for nontrivial imports is 100.
+
+ git-svnimport will still exit with a zero exit code. You can check
+ the size of the file ".git/svn2git" to determine whether to call
+ the importer again.
+
-v::
Verbosity: let 'svnimport' report what it is doing.