[Kde-scm-interest] Re: odd kdeedu conversion crashes

Ian Monroe ian at monroe.nu
Mon Feb 7 23:16:45 CET 2011

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 13:44, Torgny Nyblom <kde at nyblom.org> wrote:
> On Monday 07 February 2011 10.32.47 Ian Monroe wrote:
>> I could use another pair of eyes to help diagnose what is going wrong
>> with most of the kdeedu repository conversions. They crash on:
>> "fatal: Invalid ref name or SHA1 expression: refs/tags/v4.6.0"
>> but when I go through and look at the logs, everything seems to be
>> fine. The logs talk about creating a 4.6 branch and then creating a
>> tag out of it. I suspect that there is nothing wrong with the v4.6.0
>> tag in particular, it just happens to be the last tag.
>> I was having lots of trouble, including '00000000000' commits related
>> to the 4.4.85 tag. First it was tagged, untagged and then retagged
>> from a different branch. But now I've ignored the original tagging, so
>> I don't see errors related to it anymore.
>> I've put a tar of all the logs and the aborted repo of Step at:
>> http://kollide.net/~eean/step-svn2gitcrash.tar.bz2
>> The rules are in the kde-ruleset repo, under the kdeedu sub-directory.
>> The following repos do not crash (all others do):
>> rocs
>> marble (which uses a completely different set of rules)
>> kwordquiz
>> kstars
>> kalzium
>> kalgebra
>> cantor
>> ...in case thats somehow enlightening.
> The original tag is never tagged
> ----------
> grep refs/tags/v4.6.0 gitlog-step
> progress Creating annotated tag v4.6.0 from ref refs/tags/v4.6.0
> from refs/tags/v4.6.0
> ----------
> I think that you have found a bug in svn2git. When creating a branch the
> information is not written to git directly but saved and later written when
> the next transaction is commited. However in your case the next transaction is
> never created as the tagging was the last thing that happend.
> Patch:
> http://gitorious.org/svn2git/svn2git/commit/d5603d03c2ab105c60e6cb43a754b5285e21b667

Thanks a lot Torgny. kdeedu is saved. :)


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