When Your SVN Username Is Different…

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:

[groups]
repo01 = svn.company.net
[repo01]
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.