Adam Retter <> wrote:
> Our public SourceForge Subversion repository is here:

It's asking me for a username/password...

> We cloned that to the local server using rsync and are attempting to
> migrate to git using the following commands:
> $ git svn init -t tags -b stable -T trunk
> file:///home/ec2-user/svn-rsync/code new-git-repo
> $ cd new-git-repo
> $ git config svn-remote.svn.preserve-empty-dirs true
> $ git config svn-remote.svn.rewriteRoot
> $ git svn fetch -A /home/ec2-user/.svn2git/authors.txt
> It all started well and was running away for quite some hours, when
> the following error occurred:
> fatal: Not a valid object name
> ls-tree -z  ./webapp/api/: command returned error: 128
> I have no idea what this means, or how to fix this.
> We are using Git version 1.8.1.GIT on Amazon EC2 Linux.
> Any suggestions please?

You might've hit a bug in branch detection, but I'd have to look at the
repo to be certain and fix it if neded.
--no-follow-parent should work, but you'd lose branch/tag history.
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