It sounds like the subtree route might be the one I need to try.
I've tried every combo of words I could think of with googling to come up
with a solution to my problem, and came up empty. Which is why I'm here.
The main problem with the index filtering approach is that I don't
understand what the script is doing completely. I've broken it apart and
run specific parts alone, but the whole file rename/index updating seems to
be the problem. I've seen lots of options for splitting a huge SVN
repository into several smaller ones, which seems to be a much easier
problem to solve.
Regarding Linux, I made the mistake of using Ubuntu, then googling
different distros to see if they have something where I could simply
install packages from the CD. Ubuntu sucks big fat hairy donkey balls if
you don't have a live connection. The core Debian distro might be a
different story. I may resurrect the process of getting a proper Linux
distro in our VM environment, but the process involved is pretty
bureaucratic, so the cost of making a mistake is rather painful. Since
we're a windows shop we just don't know enough about the Linux scene to
On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 12:16:33 PM UTC-5, Konstantin Khomoutov
> On Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:59:03 -0800 (PST)
> > The StackOverflow question/answer you pointed to me doesn't work on
> > Windows. It complains about the index.new file not being found.
> I have no idea.
> If I were you, I'd google for git+filter+branch+move+under+directory
> myself, read through the selection of materials which would appear
> fishy and had several stabs at running filtering.
> Understanding of what the filtering script does is also required.
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