[Openmcl-devel] importing part of existing Subversion repository to GitHub

Ralf Mattes rm at seid-online.de
Sat Feb 18 22:30:56 UTC 2017


On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 01:06:59PM -0800, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:
> I would like to take the code from http://svn.clozure.com/publicsvn/openmcl/trunk/tests/ and put it into its own repository on GitHub.
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> I tried using GitHub's importer to do this, and made https://github.com/Clozure/ccl-tests.
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> I find this import unsatisfactory because it imports a large number of commits that don't include any changes to the tests.
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> Is there anything I can do about this?

For anything beyond the trivial git-svn import I think Eric Raymond's
reposurgeon is a rather sharp tool. Be warned that you _do_ need to read
the rather elaborate manpage. 
See:
 http://catb.org/~esr/reposurgeon/dvcs-migration-guide.html 

HTH Ralf Mattes

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