[webkit-dev] Repository changes on git.webkit.org

Mike Hommey mh+webkit at glandium.org
Thu Nov 8 13:08:35 PST 2007

On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 07:56:56AM +1100, Mark Rowe wrote:
>> Then you can keep your current git repo without any problem.
>> You just need to change the svn url and add noMetadata = true in 
>> [svn-remote]
> From http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-svn.html:
>> svn-remote.<name>.noMetadata
>>   This gets rid of the git-svn-id: lines at the end of every commit.
>>   If you lose your .git/svn/git-svn/.rev_db file, git-svn will not be able 
>> to rebuild it and you won't be able to fetch again, either. This is fine 
>> for one-shot imports.
> This says that without the metadata there is no way to rebuild the git-svn 
> metadata after cloning from git.webkit.org. This would prevent any direct 
> use of git-svn with the cloned repositories.

Ah, if this is indeed a supported use, yes, that would break it.


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