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How to use SVN repository with Git?

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I would like to use Git with a SVN, so I try to clone the SVN repo with "git svn clone svn://myserver", it is a repo without trunk etc. Git reports the error "Couldn't find a repository". The SVN repo uses an authentification (username & password) and a normalsvn checkout works well.
How can I use the SVN repo with Git?

posted Sep 14, 2013 by Ahmed Patel

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Start with having a look at the "git svn" man-page ("git svn --help"). Read up on the parameters to the clone command: -T, -t, -b, --username.

If that doesn't help you out then come back here with the SVN folder structure so it becomes easier to help you out.

answer Sep 14, 2013 by Naveena Garg
If that doesn't help you out then come back here with the SVN folder structure so it becomes easier to help you out.

Also please provide us with the exact command/path which is working for SVN, and which one is failing for git svn (anonymize server hosts if you wish).
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