MIgrating Git Repositories

Hi there,

does anyone know if there is a possibility to migrate git repositories from an existing server in a batch?

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current_url="ssh://git@somehost/"

new_url="http://user:pass@somehost/gitsomething/"

for repo in one.git two.git three.git

do

git clone --mirror ${current_url}${repo}

cd ${repo}

git push --mirror ${new_url}${repo}

cd -

rm -rf ${repo}

done

That will replicate the contents from one server to the other.

...except there is no --mirror in git pull. Here is the answer on how to get all changes from one repo:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2213689/opposite-of-git-push-mirror-how-do-i-get-my-repo-back

TL;DR:

instead of 'git pull --mirror' use

git fetch ${current_url}${repo} +refs/heads/*:refs/heads/*

Thanks to your post I saw my mistype...

It was supposed to be clone instead of pull.

Here is my implementation (it makes a bare repo btw)
git clone --mirror $fromrepo ${BASEDIR}/${tmpname}

I then push it up into the other server
git push --mirror --force ${torepo}

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