Daily Archives: March 19, 2015

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Migrating from svn (R-forge) to git (GitHub)

I recent migrated my R package mdp from my R-forge svn repo to GitHub. Do the following: Create an empty folder mdp and open a shell and import the svn to git (I only imported the pkg sub-folder svn+ssh://relund@svn.r-forge.r-project.org/svnroot/mdp/pkg) git svn clone svn+ssh://relund@svn.r-forge.r-project.org/svnroot/mdp/pkg . # import the svn git branch -a # info, should show a git-svn remote branch git svn info # show svn details (also URL) Now add your local repo to GitHub. First, create an empty GitHub repo and next run from the shell: git remote add origin https://github.com/relund/mdp.git git push -u origin master The first line tells Git that your local repo has a remote version on GitHub, and calls it “origin”. The second line pushes all your current work to that repo. Now you have a local Git repo and 2 remote repos (one at GitHub and one at R-forge). You want to use GitHub as […]