Re: [GSoC] Git to SVN bridge

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Hi Jonathan,

Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> For what it's worth, if you'd like to propose a plan for getting push
> support in the svn remote helper to work (what the architecture would
> be like, what milestones would be involved along the way, and so on),
> then I would be happy to help flesh it out.  Even forgetting about the
> summer of code and setting a good example, I imagine such design
> documents could be useful for developers and reviewers working on the
> project to avoid getting lost.

Sure.  Briefly:
Give 'vcs-svn/' the ability to spit out a Subversion dumpfile.  If you
remember, we hit a brick wall last time when we needed a way to
persist mark-referenced-blobs in the fast-import stream.  Once we get
svn-fi (the reverse of svn-fe) merged, the next step is in getting a
reverse-branch-mapper to work.  The mapper will have to sit between
the repository and svn-fi, because we can't really do much with the
history on the svn end.

    Ram
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