Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Applying git patch on svn repository

We are working on a project which uses svn repository as a central repository which has controlled checkins as patches, If someone wants to contribute to that repository they have to submit the svn patch.

But we wanted to use git as a repository for obvious reasons, so we have a mirror git repository for svn in github.
Its as simple as running the following command to generate a patch from git which is compatible with svn.

changes.patch can be applied on to svn repository with out any issues.
Origin of this command can be found @

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