Here’s a quick tip for git-svn users struggling to find the perfect Google-foo for git-svn usernames.
If your svn username doesn’t match your local machine username, update the
~/.subversion/servers file to look something like this:
repo01 = svn.company.net
username = thaddeus.ternes
Also, here’s a little hack I put together for cloning an svn branch with git without pulling the entire repo history.