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I am migrating my SVN repository to Git (BitBucket) using this tutorial. But I have not used standard SVN layout so it seems to be little problematic.

My SVN repo is simple copy of Android project.

/svn/dirname/project/app

There is no trunk, branches and tags subfolders. You can say that project equals to the trunk.

git svn clone --trunk=/project --authors-file=authors.txt https://host/svn/dirname project
Initialised empty Git repository in /home/osboxes/GitMigration/project/.git/
Checked out HEAD:
https://host/svn/dirname/project r300

Next step shall have been clean up but it failed. Maybe because I do not have any branches:

java -jar ~/svn-migration-scripts.jar clean-git
Could not retrieve the config for the key: svn-remote.svn.branches

But then it failed and I do not know how to continue

java -jar ~/svn-migration-scripts.jar sync-rebase
fatal: ambiguous argument 'remotes/trunk': unknown revision or path not in the working tree.
Use '--' to separate paths from revisions, like this:
'git <command> [<revision>...] -- [<file>...]'
Error finding tracking ref for branch master
  • why downvote? I do not understand – Leos Literak Sep 23 '16 at 4:00
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It seems to me fixed. What I did:

  1. rearranged SVN repository to standard layout
  2. git svn clone --stdlayout --prefix='' --authors-file=authors.txt https://host/svn/dirname project

I found an attlassian issue #2 from 2014 with a reequest to add Git 2.0 compatibility. It has 22 votes and it is not resolved yet. There was a hint to use the prefix parameter.

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