git fast-import apt

Due to popular demand I moved debian apt and python-apt from bzr to git today. Moving was pretty painless:

$ git init
$ bzr fast-export --export-marks=marks.bzr -b debian/sid /path/to/debian-sid | git fast-import --export-marks=marks.git

And then a fast-import for the debian-wheezy and debian-experimental branches too. Then a

$ git gc --aggressive

(thanks to Guillem Jover for pointing this out) and that was it.

The branches are available at:

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2 Responses to “git fast-import apt”

  1. Tshepang Lekhonkhobe Says:

    Great news. It was quite painful (speed) to have to work with bzr a year or two ago, when I was contributing some improvements to python-apt.

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