I'm trying to import from another company's SVN server (with their
permission of course), however some of their SVN user entries have
carriage returns in them. It causes git-svn to die when I use the --
authors-file option, because I can't add a username with a carriage
return in that file. (Or can I?)
I see the following options, but I'd love more or easier ones. Here
1. Talk to the maintainer of the SVN server to remove the carriage
returns in the names.
2. Edit git-svn.perl and recompile git.
3. Skip the revisions that have the carriage return in them.
4. Don't bother with the authors-file.
The SVN maintainer is a great guy but very busy, so I don't know when
he'll get to removing carriage returns, or if he'll agree to do so
anyway. I'm using an IT controlled box, so I can't edit the /usr/bin/
git-svn file. I switched to a box that I had control over, but the
version of git installed didn't have the /usr/bin/git-svn file at
all. (I figure it's wrapped up into a single package now?) So, I
tried to edit the git-svn.perl file in the source and recompile, but
I'm getting an error.
Ideally, I need you to give me permissions to the IT controlled box.
Can you do that for me? ;)
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