Rebasing local git branches on the new repo

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Mon Jan 13 14:03:00 GMT 2020


On Sun, 12 Jan 2020 at 18:08, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Now that I've switched my local git tree to the new repo (by changing
> the URL for the 'origin' remote, and adding the old one as a 'gcc-old'
> remote) I've been experimenting with these commands to switch some of
> the ~400 local branches to be based on the new repo instead of the
> git-svn mirror.
>
>       # The local branch to update
>       branch=foo
>
>       # The previous upstream for the branch
>       upstream=$(git rev-parse --symbolic-full-name $branch@{u} | sed
> -n s,^refs/heads,gcc-old,p)
>       # find the last upstream commit in the branch
>       base=$(git merge-base $branch $upstream)
>       # extract its SVN revision
>       svnrev=$(git log -1 $base | sed -n
> '/git-svn-id:/s/.*@\([[:digit:]]\+\) .*/\1/p')
>       # find equivalent commit in master
>       onto=$(git log --pretty=format:%H --grep="From-SVN: r$svnrev" $branch@{u})
>
>       git rebase --onto $onto $upstream $branch
>
> Use at your own risk!

The attached script is a slightly more robust version of those commands.
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