sigy sigy - 1 year ago 134
Git Question

svn2git hangs and outputs nothing

I am trying to convert some old svn repros to git using svn2git under windows. I execute the following command from my git bash

svn2git --username user --notags --authors ~/authors.txt --verbose

But nothing happens. I see that a ruby process gets spawned and that this spawns
which in turn spawns a new
git svn init
instance. However, despite the
option I see no output. The mentioned processes do not consume any CPU time and when capturing network traffic I don't see any traffic to the SVN server.

What am I doing wrong?

Answer Source

I ended up using git svn clone. After all I didn't need any special treatment for my very simple repository so that it did the trick. I had totally forgot about this possibility in the first place.

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