>Junio C Hamano <gitster <at>>:
>> Perhaps not exactly what you are looking for, but don't we have
>> import-tar somewhere in contrib/fast-import hierarchy (sorry, not on
>> a machine yet, and I cannot give more details).
>If I recall correctly, that can only be used for original import.

You may find my (old) ag-import-patch tool useful.  Although the name does not
imply it, it allows to import a series of releases that can be available either 
tarballs or as patches.

There's not much doc in there, and not so much I can remember myself from the 
help string.  IIRC you can specify which base revision a patch applies to (ie. 
may apply to an older revision, not necessarily to the current HEAD).

It has also quite some bitrot (git-* direct invocation, use of cg-tag, surely 
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