My experience is that the fetch will be atomic - it either fetches an
SVN commit or it doesn't.

Failure during dcommit is more painful and I usually find it is
necessary to manually use a git rebase to rebase the commits that
didn't make it to SVN on top of the commits that did.


On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Matěj Cepl <> wrote:
> On 30/11/13 09:54, Jon Seymour wrote:
>> I have seen this behaviour, though never determined the root cause
>> .Probably the simplest thing you can do without access to the server
>> is to put your git svn fetch into a bash while loop, like so:
>> while ! git svn fetch; do :; done;
> Of course, I did this, but still I wonder how much is the resulting git
> repository faithful
> representation of the original SVN one
> Would not be something missing?
> Best,
> Matěj
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