Thanks.

Can I run it with -s but still to start at some revision as in -r<rev>:HEAD
?

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen <tfn...@gmail.com
> wrote:

>
>
> On Thursday, July 19, 2012 8:34:50 AM UTC+2, Gabby Romano wrote:
>>
>> Thanks Tomas.
>>
>> my svn structure is  trunk/branches/tags based, although I don't need it
>> like that in git.
>>
>> lets say I am pulling from https://svn.isr.hp.com/**
>> rg0202/alm/horizon/trunk<https://svn.isr.hp.com/rg0202/alm/horizon/trunk>(since
>>  I need only trunk's history and not all other branches). that gives
>> me history only as far as May 2012, when this branch was created. I would
>> like it to go further back as I see it in svn when I ask to see older
>> revisions.
>>
>> this branch came out from another branch, which came from another and so
>> on. I wanted to to fetch from a certain revision somewhere along this path.
>> what you are saying is that I need to do it in chunks and stitch it
>> together to a one big happy git repository afterward ? isn't any other
>> clever way for this ?
>>
>> is pulling with -s will give me any advantage towards **achieving this
>> ?
>>
>>
> Yes, this should track history throughout your different branches. Make
> sure that you point to the base-path of the layout like this:
>
> git svn clone -s https://svn.isr.hp.com/rg0202/alm/horizon/trunk
>
> You can delete the other branches afterwards if you don't want to keep
> them. If they contain history of the trunk, you have to include them if you
> want the entire history, of course.
>
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