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25 March 2011 at 3:09am
Ok, given that everything is moving to git, I have decided to take the plunge and see what all the fuss is about. Was all going ok, until I started to try getting an Silverstripe SVN project converted to using piston to manage externals.
No matter what I do, I just get the same errors, looks like they are from piston itself. Could someone who is using this successfully just post an install guide or something? I have tried this on 3 systems (mac/ubuntu and win 7) all with the same result.
Currently, what I do:
Install Piston "gem install piston"
cd to my working copy and then try to do a "piston convert"
Then it fails.
Is this what I am supposed to be doing? If so, what version of Ruby/Piston are you using?
Any help appreciated, I think my brain is starting to leak!
25 March 2011 at 5:03pm
Haven't tried piston convert before, the safest option for core at least will be to remove the folders then reimport using piston import.
25 March 2011 at 8:54pm
Thanks for the response Willr, so are you saying:
1. Checkout current project
2. Remove svn:externals
3. Use piston import for each external source
4. Check project back in
I guess you could use git-svn with this as well?
26 March 2011 at 4:46pm
Yes thats roughly the safest way to do it. Not sure regarding git-svn. I used git-svn mainly for pulling svn repos into git projects, you of course will need it to do the converse of that.
26 March 2011 at 11:14pm
Cool, it all seems to be working so far. I was mentioning git-svn because I need it to do exactly that .
Still quite new to git so I am just finding my way around. already quite impressed with the performance improvements!
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