Vadim Zeitlin <vz-...@zeitlins.org> writes:
> Lawrence Mitchell <wence <at> gmx.li> writes:
>> Vadim Zeitlin wrote:
>> > git filter-branch --msg-filter svnmsg2git --tag-name-filter cat -- --all
>> git rev-list lists by default in chronological order. Do you
>> want to pass --topo-order as one of the rev-list options?
> Thanks, this looked like a good idea but reading git-filter-branch code it
> seems to already do it, at
> https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/git-filter-branch.sh#L269 you can see
> that it does "git rev-list --reverse --topo-order ...".
Try overring that with --date-order (you may have to patch the source).
--topo-order doesn't order by dates. --date-order does somewhat
(respecting topology), which in the absence of clock skew should do what
you are looking for.
Note that you cannot *remove* --topo-order and use the default, which is
to only respect dates and not topology; that would break filter-branch.
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