The --log-window-size parameter to git-svn fetch is undocumented.

Minimally describe what it does and why the user might change it.

Signed-off-by: Gunnlaugur Þór Briem <>
 Documentation/git-svn.txt | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-svn.txt b/Documentation/git-svn.txt
index cfe8d2b..64756c9 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-svn.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-svn.txt
@@ -146,6 +146,12 @@ Skip "branches" and "tags" of first level directories;;
+    Fetch <n> log entries per request when scanning Subversion history.
+    The default is 100. For very large Subversion repositories, larger
+    values may be needed for 'clone'/'fetch' to complete in reasonable
+    time. But overly large values may lead to request timeouts.
        Runs 'init' and 'fetch'.  It will automatically create a
        directory based on the basename of the URL passed to it;

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