Git Migration: github with svn access
janssens-geert at telenet.be
Fri Nov 11 11:47:06 EST 2011
On vrijdag 11 november 2011, John Ralls wrote:
> On Nov 11, 2011, at 6:16 AM, Geert Janssens wrote:
> > On woensdag 9 november 2011, Yawar Amin wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 2:30 PM, Christian Stimming
> >> <christian at cstimming.de>wrote:
> >>> [...]
> >>> Same for me - I was able to "svn checkout" one of my other normal git
> >>> repos,
> >>> but with gnucash I, too, got "502 Bad Gateway". However, it came up
> >>> with a "trunk" and "branches" directory, so that I had to append
> >>> "trunk" to the URL
> >>> to get a useful source tree. For gnucash, this didn't change the
> >>> problem, though.
> >> I think this is the issue I mentioned yesterday--you need a `master'
> >> branch in the Git repo to do a Subversion checkout.
> >> Regards,
> >> Yawar
> > I'm tempted to try this out by manually adding a master branch in the
> > main git repository on github, but I don't know if this would confuse
> > the svn-git syncrhonisation we have currently.
> > Anyone know this ?
> It won't confuse it, but it won't get updated, either.
I was aware of that indeed.
> I think for experimentation you could add the branch, see if you can do a
> subversion checkout, then delete the branch.
Is there a way to create a branch via the github interface ? Or do I have to
create one on my local repo and push it ? I didn't seem to find a feature on
the website, but perhaps I missed it. I'm not very comfortable yet with te
remote repo handling in git, so I prefer to ask before messing things up.
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