yes, subversion does support it, but my particular repository didn't
have any.  This may be because of how my svn client was configured.  I
did see the stuff on user name mapping and was prepared to do a
re0import, but looking at my svn repo, there was no author(committer)
listed, so there was nothing to map.

On Mar 21, 8:50 am, Konstantin Khomoutov <> wrote:
> On Mar 19, 10:00 pm, Cliff <> 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
> know.
> The problem is that Git uses another approach (better) for this and
> when importing a Subversion repository you have to arrange for proper
> mapping.
> 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.

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