Issue running git-svn-mirror script on code
jralls at ceridwen.us
Mon Jan 21 13:35:26 EST 2013
On Jan 21, 2013, at 8:33 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> writes:
>>> I did:
>>> git clone <url>
>>> git svn init --stdlayout file:///repo/gnucash-docs
>>> git-svn-mirror update .
>> Yes, the [svn2git] and [svn] sections are normally set up by
>> git-svn-mirror when starting from scratch.
> So am I not supposed to add those manually? Also, I manually changed
> some of the fetch/pull entries to change them from, e.g.:
Sorry, I wasn't clear. You're not starting from scratch, so you *do* have to add those entries.
> fetch = +refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/origin/*
> fetch = +refs/remotes/svn/*:refs/remotes/origin/*
That's not actually important, you're never going to pull from it.
Did you add the line
push = refs/remotes/svn/*:refs/heads/*
>> Yes, you should delete any [branch] sections from the mirror's config,
>> and yes, once you do that you can't run git update (or git pull or
>> fetch, for that matter) anymore. All input comes from git svn.
> Okay. I did that in the first repo but couldn't "git pull", as you say,
> even though the error says that I should.
>> Is the receiving bare repo inited and the URL correct?
> Yes, otherwise the initial clone wouldn't have worked ;)
>> Is this the first push to that repo?
> Yes, however the repo is not empty. It's a clone from github. I did:
> - clone from github into a bare repo
> - set up that bare repo in gitolite
> - clone from gitolite into a new (git-svn) repo
> - set up git svn in that git-svn repo
> - try to run git-svn-mirror in the git-svn repo
> - get error
Hmm. I'm running through the same sequence here (minus gitolite) to see if there's something I missed in the wiki instructions. It's also possible that using the same bare repo for the starting point and end point might not work.
This will take a while.
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