OK, I've found a working work-around.
The git-svn documentation reads:
When using multiple --branches or --tags, *git svn* does not automatically
handle name collisions (for example, if two branches from different paths
have the same name, or if a branch and a tag have the same name). In these
cases, use *init* to set up your git repository then, before your first *
fetch*, edit the .git/config file so that the branches and tags are
associated with different name spaces. For example:
branches = stable/*:refs/remotes/svn/stable/*
branches = debug/*:refs/remotes/svn/debug/*
You can use this to give your branches a prefix so they won't collide with
Given a svn project called "src" that has these branches:
Like in your repository, aside from trunk there are branches on the second
level (hence the -b branches/*/* parameter to git svn clone).
Now, first initialize the empty git-svn clone:
> git init src
Now initialize the svn configuration, using init instead of clone:
> git svn init -T trunk -b branches/*/* --ignore-paths dev --no-metadata
Now, before you start the real cloning, configure the .git/config:
Find this line:
branches = website/branches/*/*:refs/remotes/*/*
and change it to:
branches = website/branches/*/*:refs/remotes/svn-branches/*/*
Now start cloning:
>git svn fetch
Now the git repo branches should end up like this:
Does this work for you?
By the way, I can't get the --ignore-paths option to work. Maybe my local
git version is too old (using 1.7.1 here).
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