[RFC] Migrating nvidia-graphic-drivers from SVN to GIT

Luca Boccassi luca.boccassi at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 19:05:59 UTC 2015

On 20 December 2015 at 18:00, Diederik de Haas <didi.debian at cknow.org> wrote:
> On Sunday 20 December 2015 17:46:04 Luca Boccassi wrote:
>> To create the repository, I used the followed commands to import from
>> SVN and convert the svn-buildpackage "tag" commits into git annotated
>> tags, and to import all branches:
> Are you aware of http://www.catb.org/esr/reposurgeon/reposurgeon.html ?
> Apparently esr has done many svn (and even cvs) migrations with it ... and
> rather big ones too.

Yep I tried to use it, but it broke halfway through the import with an
obscure error message.

I tried a few methods before git svn clone, but that's the only one
that managed to import everything and to deal with tags and merges.

Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi

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