git-split is a program that splits apart a sub directory of a git project
into its own git repository. Keeping its history and adding itself to
I found several other scripts doing more or less the same thing but:
- none really matched my needs
- they do too many things, so the doc is too complex for such a simple task
- everybody seems to have fun with it, so why the hell wouldn't I?
The goal of this implementation is only to create a git repository in a directory of an existing git project. Porting all relevant commits and branches. I'm all for micro-utilities. So here is one.
Also, I never did any serious project in bash (only regular hacking here and there) so this was an occasion for me to test my bash-fu
Work in progress
/!\ Warning /!\
This is very much a work in progress. Do not expect anything to work as expected. You've been warned.
License - The MIT License
Copyright (c) 2011 Florent Jaby
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