On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:04:01 PM UTC+2, Sebastian Kleine wrote:
> Im' trying to clone a svn repository into git with "git svn clone"
> command. It works except that empty directories are not kept in the git
> repository (they don't exists after git svn clone). I know this is normal
> git behaviour and that you can put a .gitignore file in an empty directory
> to keep the directory in git. I've read about the --preserve-empty-dirs
> parameter to git svn and thought this would handle the problem of missing
> empty directories after with git svn clone. But it doesn't. The directories
> are still missing. Why? How can I keep them?
> I'm using git svn version 18.104.22.168.
You have to specify the --preserve-empty-dirs when doing the initial
git-svn clone. Doing it during an update (git-svn rebase) won't suffice.
By default, this should create a .gitignore file in every empty directory
coming from SVN.
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