I have my brand new Stash server installed, and now I am trying to migrate my Git repositories (which are currently hosted on some remote site). I already created a local copy using "git clone --mirror"(which includes all branches).
My question is:
What is the preferred way to import such a bare repository - including all branches and tags - to Stash?
My ideas so far:
- use a local script that pushes all branches and tags - one by one - to the Stash server
- got to the Stash "data/repositories" directory and execute a "git clone --mirror" there
One has to be very careful using
git clone --mirror
This command sets force update for all the references of remote origin:
[remote "origin"] url = ... fetch = +refs/*:refs/* mirror = true
As result one may accidentaly rewrite the whole history of mirrored repository just by running:
git fetch origin
That's why one should remove the remote right after the clone is completed:
git remote rm origin
So the whole sequence should be as follows:
git clone --mirror $ORIGINAL_URL git remote rm origin git remote add stash $STASH_URL git push --all stash git push --tags stash
Another important note: if you're importing Subversion repository into Stash with git-svn, I'd highly recommend you to use SVN Importer Plugin instead, here are the reasons:
Hope that helps.
You should be able to push all Branches and Tags to Stash by changing the origin (or adding Stash as another remote) and run "git push --all" and "git push --tags". Note that "all" includes all Branches, but not the Tags.
See the documentation for details: http://git-scm.com/docs/git-push
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