this might be a trivial or already answered question, but I'm not able to
find anything on the subject (perhaps I'm not sure what to ask about in the
As a background -- we are planning to migrate Kaldi from the sf.net svn
repository to github.
There are already Kaldi repositories in github (created by git svn clone
and pushing to github), created by independent developers.
As far as I understand, looking at the sha sums, from git POV these are
completely different repositories.
Is there some way how to explain to git, that content-wise, these are the
To give you a concrete example:
Let's take these two repositories
They share the trunk (master), but when I clone my repo:
git clone https://github.com/jtrmal/kaldi
git remote add vimal https://github.com/vimal-manohar91/kaldi-git
and then for example:
git checkout dur-model
git merge vimal/DCCA
will generate a conflict for (possibly) every file in the repository and
will auto-resolve most/some of them, but there still be ~1000 conflicted
files. That is a nightmare.
Is there some way how to "explain" git that these two repositories are
(almost) the same, content-wise?
Thanks a lot,
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