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+svn-fe - convert an SVN "dumpfile" to a fast-import stream
+svnadmin dump --incremental REPO | svn-fe [url] | git fast-import
+Converts a Subversion dumpfile (version: 2) into input suitable for
+git-fast-import(1) and similar importers. REPO is a path to a
+Subversion repository mirrored on the local disk. Remote Subversion
+repositories can be mirrored on local disk using the `svnsync`
+Subversion's repository dump format is documented in full in
+`notes/dump-load-format.txt` from the Subversion source tree.
+Files in this format can be generated using the 'svnadmin dump' or
+'svk admin dump' command.
+The fast-import format is documented by the git-fast-import(1)
+manual page.
+Subversion dumps do not record a separate author and committer for
+each revision, nor a separate display name and email address for
+each author. Like git-svn(1), 'svn-fe' will use the name
+user <user@UUID>
+as committer, where 'user' is the value of the `svn:author` property
+and 'UUID' the repository's identifier.
+To support incremental imports, 'svn-fe' will put a `git-svn-id`
+line at the end of each commit log message if passed an url on the
+command line. This line has the form `git-svn-id: URL@REVNO UUID`.
+Empty directories and unknown properties are silently discarded.
+The resulting repository will generally require further processing
+to put each project in its own repository and to separate the history
+of each branch. The 'git filter-branch --subdirectory-filter' command
+may be useful for this purpose.
+Litters the current working directory with .bin files for
+persistence. Will be fixed when the svn-fe infrastructure is aware of
+a Git working directory.
+git-svn(1), svn2git(1), svk(1), git-filter-branch(1), git-fast-import(1),