I've been migrating our SVN repository to GIT and it went pretty
However, due the the lack of disciplin in the SVN era, we have a repo
that's full of non-related stuff and cloning it takes time; most of the
stuff isn't required anymore.
I'd like to sanitize my actual Git repo and I thought we actually could
keep the one we have for historical reasons.
One way I thought of for getting a "clean" git repo is to create a brand
new one and have a branch that only covers a range of commits, say from
<first_SHA1>..HEAD of a given (current) branch.
So, more graphically, I might have something like this:
(branch B1) A -> B -> C -> D
(branch B2) -> E -> F -> G -> ... ->HEAD
So I'd like to have only the branch that covers history from E to HEAD of
B2 in a new branch.
The only way I can see how to do that is to program a for loop outside of
Git and "replay" the changes from E to HEAD of B2. But I'm not even sure to
know how I'd find that.
Can cherry-pick be of any help?
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