My biggest problem with SVN is that I don’t have good Mac software supporting SVN. For Git, I have the free SourceTree app.
Hence I decided to migrate some of my ancient repos that were still on SVN.
It is actually easy.
It is basically just 1 command to clone the svn repos to your local working directory. The operation will maintain the logs.
git svn clone -s http://my.svnserver.com/svn/myapp/ MyAppGit
-s command will clone just the trunk. If you don’t use the stand trunk, tag, branch, you can
-s and it will clone the whole repos.
You can verify all logs are there with
Next, maintain the same ignore configurations.
git svn create-ignore
Lastly, add the new remote to your git repos (eg Github).
git remote add origin https://github.com/samwize/myapp.git git push -u origin master
You may also want to refer to some common Git usage.