On Mar 19, 10:00 pm, Cliff <clifford.me...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I recently imported some svn repositories into git and noticed that I
> have no author or committer set.  At first I thought this might be
> because of how I imported it it, but going back to look at the svn
> tree (it was just for personal use) I see that there were no authors
> set there either.
> Is there an easy way to just set all the commit history in my new,
> cloned, git repository to a single author (me) ?

Subversion commits do have an author assotiated with them as far as I
The problem is that Git uses another approach (better) for this and
when importing a Subversion repository you have to arrange for proper
So, if you don't mind re-importing these repositories read the git-svn-
fetch manual about the --authors-file or --authors-prog options; also
see [1] which contains a detailed explanation (if you want to
*convert* an svn repo to Git as opposed to just synchronize them, you
will also probably want to convert certain remote branches git-svn-
fetch creates to git tags and normal local branches; than guide
explains this).

1. http://wiki.debian.org/Alioth/Git#ConvertaSVNAliothrepositorytoGit

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