sync-rebase error when running svn-migration-scripts.jar

I've been following Atlassian's Migrating to Git guide step-by-step to create a local git repo on a Mac. The preparation and conversion stages were successful. However, when I get to the synchronisation stage an error is reported when I run the command to synchronise with the fetched commits:

java -Dfile.encoding=utf-8 -jar ~/svn-migration-scripts.jar sync-rebase


The error reported is:


fatal: ambiguous argument 'remotes/trunk': unknown revision or path not in the working tree.
Use '--' to separate paths from revisions, like this:
'git <command> [<revision>...] -- [<file>...]'
Error finding tracking ref for branch master

I'm aware that the question has already been asked here but I've not been able to resolve the error from the answers provided.

1 answer

When you first clone, use the prefix switch as shown:


git svn clone --prefix=''

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