When working on an internal repo which should be synchronized against a remote equivalent automatically, we have to set up a infrastructure first.
If an initial local repository (e.g. SVN) must be created first, please refer to this article (whereas I propose the second way without any rebasing).
1. We need git as well as its extension git-svn for working on the client site. We first establish a connection:
Note that the clone is only using the dedicated folder. The idea behind is that a more complex internal SVN is only partly mirrored to the remote portal.
2. Relocate the checked out data if necessary (e.g. if using a folder-structure generated from the CI-server).
3. Afterwards, we can retrieve recent changes via
This command gets the most recent version and stores it in the branch refs/remotes/git-svn.
4. Don’t forget to set your user data:
5. Set the new Git-location as origin: