Merging GitHub Pull Requests into Subversion using git-svn

David Chisnall theraven at
Sat Apr 25 07:30:20 UTC 2015

On 23 Apr 2015, at 00:12, Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at> wrote:
> While not as smooth as clicking a merge button in GitHub,
> this is a valid way to accept patches submitted via GitHub pull requests,
> and integrate them in our FreeBSD Subversion repo.

The merge button on GitHub does the wrong thing anyway (merges without fast-forward, so you end up with a tangled history), so (after the initial setup) the steps that I use for merging pull requests from GitHub projects are very similar (locally pull the branch with fast-fordward, test, push).  


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