Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Extracting libraries from the svn sandbox
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-15 20:24:45
on Thu Dec 13 2012, Beman Dawes <bdawes-AT-acm.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 12:12 AM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I tried using the possible more direct svnrdump command (to talk to the
>> github subversion bridge directly) and failed. It seems the github bridge
>> doesn't support the svn webdav commands svn 1.7 uses. So I tried Beman's
>> suggested commands..
>> 1.5) Create an authors mapping file that has lines to match your github
>> echo "grafik = Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>" > github-authors.txt
>>> 2) From the command line, in a temporary directory:
>>> git svn clone https://svn.boost.org/svn/boost/sandbox/endian
>> I added "-Agithub-authors.txt":
>> git svn clone -Agithub-authors.txt
> I'm not recommending -A. It doesn't seem very robust.
IMO you really do want author translation when using git-svn.
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