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authorMatthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de>2005-10-10 09:40:43 (GMT)
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New: git-svnimport.
As the name suggests, this script imports from SVN. Only "normal" SVN repositories (with single trunk/, branches/, and tags/ subdrectories) are supported. Incremental imports require preserving the file .git/svn2git. Signed-Off-by: Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de>
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+git-svnimport(1)
+================
+v0.1, July 2005
+
+NAME
+----
+git-svnimport - Import a SVN repository into git
+
+
+SYNOPSIS
+--------
+'git-svnimport' [ -o <branch-for-HEAD> ] [ -h ] [ -v ]
+ [ -C <GIT_repository> ] [ -i ] [ -u ]
+ [ -b branch_subdir ] [ -t trunk_subdir ] [ -T tag_subdir ]
+ [ -m ] [ -M regex ] [ <SVN_repository_URL> ]
+
+
+DESCRIPTION
+-----------
+Imports a SVN repository into git. It will either create a new
+repository, or incrementally import into an existing one.
+
+SVN access is done by the SVN:: Perl module.
+
+git-svnimport assumes that SVN repositories are organized into one
+"trunk" directory where the main development happens, "branch/FOO"
+directories for branches, and "/tags/FOO" directories for tags.
+Other subdirectories are ignored.
+
+git-svnimport creates a file ".git/svn2git", which is required for
+incremental SVN imports.
+
+OPTIONS
+-------
+-C <target-dir>::
+ The GIT repository to import to. If the directory doesn't
+ exist, it will be created. Default is the current directory.
+
+-i::
+ Import-only: don't perform a checkout after importing. This option
+ ensures the working directory and cache remain untouched and will
+ not create them if they do not exist.
+
+-t <trunk_subdir>::
+ Name the SVN trunk. Default "trunk".
+
+-T <tag_subdir>::
+ Name the SVN subdirectory for tags. Default "tags".
+
+-b <branch_subdir>::
+ Name the SVN subdirectory for branches. Default "branches".
+
+-o <branch-for-HEAD>::
+ The 'trunk' branch from SVN is imported to the 'origin' branch within
+ the git repository. Use this option if you want to import into a
+ different branch.
+
+-m::
+ Attempt to detect merges based on the commit message. This option
+ will enable default regexes that try to capture the name source
+ branch name from the commit message.
+
+-M <regex>::
+ Attempt to detect merges based on the commit message with a custom
+ regex. It can be used with -m to also see the default regexes.
+ You must escape forward slashes.
+
+-v::
+ Verbosity: let 'svnimport' report what it is doing.
+
+<SVN_repository_URL>::
+ The URL of the SVN module you want to import. For local
+ repositories, use "file:///absolute/path".
+
+-h::
+ Print a short usage message and exit.
+
+OUTPUT
+------
+If '-v' is specified, the script reports what it is doing.
+
+Otherwise, success is indicated the Unix way, i.e. by simply exiting with
+a zero exit status.
+
+Author
+------
+Written by Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de>, with help from
+various participants of the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
+
+Based on a cvs2git script by the same author.
+
+Documentation
+--------------
+Documentation by Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de>.
+
+GIT
+---
+Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
+