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Converting subversion repositories to git

See How to convert from subversion to git by Paul Dowman. When you use git-svn to clone a subversion repository to git, it converts svn tags to git remote branches. This behavior makes sense if you will continue to use the svn repository. However for permanent conversion I prefer converting them to git tags. The […]

Source code management for personal projects

After hearing all the buzz about distributed version control systems (DVCS), I was curious if they offered advantages over subversion for personal code management. The answer is a resounding yes, and I see no reason to ever go back. I considered three candidates: git, mercurial (hg), and bazaar-ng (bzr).