Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
> Taking a step back, the reader might wonder *why* he would want
> to run "git svn fetch" to rebuilt these .rev_map.* files, and what
> they are for.
> Perhaps there should be a separate REVISION MAP section describing
> this in more detail. Something as simple as
> Mapping between Subversion revision numbers and Git
> commit names. Can be rebuilt using the git-svn-id:
> lines at the end of every commit as long as the
> noMetadata option is not set (see the 'svn.noMetadata'
> section above for details).
> 'git svn fetch' and 'git svn rebase' automatically update
> the rev_map if it is missing or not up to date. 'git svn
> reset' automatically rewinds it.
> Then this reference in 'fetch' could just say something like
> This automatically updates the rev_map if needed (see
> '.git/svn/\*\*/.rev_map.\*' in the FILES section below for
Note that only the first two asterisks are escaped in my patch. For some
reason, escaping all three causes a literal '\' to appear in asciidoc's
I changed the wording of your first paragraph a bit according to what I
thought it meant. Does it still convey what you wanted to convey, and is
it still correct?
Mapping between Subversion revision numbers and Git commit
names. In a repository where the noMetadata option is not set,
this can be rebuilt from the git-svn-id: lines that are at the
end of every commit (see the 'svn.noMetadata' section above for
Also, I'm having a bit of trouble trying to get a definition to start
with a '.' character in AsciiDoc. Escaping the '.' produces a
definition block, but with a literal '\' before the '.'. If I don't
escape the '.', asciidoc thinks it's a section heading or something. Is
asciidoc just incapable of doing this, or am I missing something?
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