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Archive for December 26th, 2018

migrating coderanch from svn to git

December 26th, 2018 by Jeanne Boyarsky

CodeRanch has been using SVN for a long time for the forum software. It’s high time to switch. We have just over 20 projects in our one SVN repository. Most are small/inactive so it wouldn’t be terrible to have the history in only the biggest project. However, I wanted to try to do it “right” […]

migrating tags from a large coderanch repository from svn to git

December 26th, 2018 by Jeanne Boyarsky

To review, this repository has just under ten thousand commits and just under 400 tags. Migrating with “git svn clone” would have taken over 48 hours. Since the majority of the time was going to migrating the tags, I decided to migrate just the trunk/branches and then re-create the tags. After all they are just […]

how not to migrate from subversion to git

December 26th, 2018 by Jeanne Boyarsky

You know how you typically read blog posts of what to do that works. And not all the things people tried that didn’t work. This post is dedicated to what didn’t work. Also see: Main migration blog post Migrating tags via a script Don’t do this #1 – Migrate from a remote repository Migrating from […]