Github Migration

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Tue Feb 5 04:33:14 EST 2013

On 02-02-13 05:57, Mike Alexander wrote:
> --On February 1, 2013 2:35:36 PM -0800 John Ralls <jralls at> 
> wrote:
>> On Feb 1, 2013, at 2:14 PM, John Ralls <jralls at> wrote:
>>> Just a heads-up to everyone: Derek and I are migrating the Github
>>> repositories now. The old ones have been renamed to e.g.
>>> gnucash-old, so if you want to keep using them while we work, just
>>> go to your local repo and say git remote set-url origin
>>>  git:// or gnucash-docs-old or
>>> gnucash-htdocs-old. While you're at it, you may want to rename the
>>> directory as well.
>> And we're done, so everybody start converting to the new repos!
> Has anyone been able to get the instructions at 
> <> to work?  Are you 
> supposed to change the url for "origin" in the old clone of the 
> repository as described above?  If I do, then the "get fetch transfer" 
> step says there are no common elements and clones everything.  If not 
> I get a bunch of unresolvable references on this step after which none 
> of the transfer/xxx branches exist.  I suspect that my git repository 
> is just so hosed up that it won't convert easily.
>           Mike
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I didn't see a follow-up on this thread after John's feedback. Did you 
manage to migrate successfully eventually ?


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