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Category Archives: git

Useful git configuration fragments

Time for a quick micro-post, I think. I feel like sharing two useful fragments of my git configuration. First up, aliases. I have a few useful shortcuts defined, as well as some nice ways of displaying a repository’s history. I’ve aliased many of the common commands to two-letter versions which evoke the similar Subversion command […]

Cloning a git-svn checkout

The scenario is that you have used git-svn to import an SVN repository, and you want to make use of the already-imported commits elsewhere. Unfortunately, git clone does not (currently) clone the git-svn information. It looks like we have to fully rebuild the git-svn repository, which would then mean pulling every commit from the Subversion […]

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