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Git subtree splitter
#!/bin/sh
#
# Git subtree splitter.
#
# Copyright (c) 2014-2015, Tilman Blumenbach
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#
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#
# 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
# notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
#
# 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
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# POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
if [ $# -lt 2 ]; then
echo "Usage:"
echo " $0 export-dir subtree..."
echo
echo "This exports all named subtrees as separate git repositories"
echo "to export-dir. Each repository directory under export-dir has"
echo "the same name as the corresponding subtree."
echo
echo "This command needs to be executed in a git repository."
exit 1
fi
export_dir=$1
shift
set -e
for subtree; do
dest_dir=${export_dir}/${subtree}
echo "Exporting '${subtree}' to '${dest_dir}'..."
if [ ! -d "${subtree}" ]; then
echo "Error: '${subtree}' does not exist. Skipping."
continue
fi
# Else we can proceed.
# 1. Create the destination directory.
mkdir -p "${dest_dir}"
# 2. Now, we can split the subtree:
subtree_branch="exported_subtree_${subtree}__$(uuidgen)"
git subtree split -q -b "${subtree_branch}" -P "${subtree}" >/dev/null
# 3. Clone only the subtree.
cd "${dest_dir}"
git clone -q "${OLDPWD}" -b "${subtree_branch}" .
# 4. Clean up the repository: Create a new master branch and delete the origin remote.
git remote remove origin
git checkout -q -b master
git branch -q -d "${subtree_branch}"
# 5. Finally, remove the temporary subtree branch in the source repository.
cd - >/dev/null
git branch -q -D "${subtree_branch}"
done
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