Add git project to existing repository in Bitbucket

I have a project exported from Visual Source Safe to git with an external tool.
Now I want to import this project exported to a Bitbucket repository already used and I want to keep the history of both...

How do I do?

Thanks! Ruggero 

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Do you really want to mix 2 independent software projects with separate history in a single git repository?

If you insist, then you add the second repo as a remote to the first (do all this locally):

$ git remote add repo2 /path/to/repo2

Then fetch its commits into the current repo:

$ git fetch repo2

And then create a branch for repo2's master in the current repo:

$ git branch master-repo2 foo/master

Note that if repo2 contains multiple branches and you want to retain all of them, you will have to make sure none of them clash with the branches of the current repo and invent new names where they do (like master).

Now it it entirely possible I misunderstood your question, as doing this is very unusual, so just let me know.

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