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Re: commit failed due to "backwards-sliding source views" - what do I do?

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 21:15:37 -0400

On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 1:23 AM Chaya <chaya.s1010_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Thanks for all the suggestions and hints given.
>
> The problem is finally solved.
> Here is my analysis:
> I copied the SVN repository to my local machine (which was on network drive
> before).
> The 'git svn clone' command does not work for file based repository. And
> this is why I had to convert the repo to svn protocol as I mentioned
> before.
> So now, I again converted the local repository link to svn protocol and
> tried git svn clone again. But unfortunately, it again failed at the same
> point.
> So, instead of git-svn , I used subgit (https://subgit.com/documentation/).
>
> Subgit allows to use file based repository and also conversion happens
> aggressively. Using subgit , I was able to migrate successfully.
> Still have no clue why I get this "svndiff has backwards-sliding source
> views" error while performing git svn clone on svn protocol.

Glad you were able to solve this.

Thank you for letting us know, and for explaining your solution to help
others who might have the same question in the future.

Best regards,
Nathan
Received on 2020-05-01 03:16:02 CEST

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