Source code migration tools
You can use external tools to move your projects to GitHub.
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Importing from Subversion
In a typical Subversion environment, multiple projects are stored in a single root repository. On GitHub, each of these projects will usually map to a separate Git repository for a user account or organization. We suggest importing each part of your Subversion repository to a separate GitHub repository if:
- Collaborators need to check out or commit to that part of the project separately from the other parts
- You want different parts to have their own access permissions
We recommend these tools for converting Subversion repositories to Git:
Importing from Mercurial
We recommend hg-fast-export for converting Mercurial repositories to Git.
Importing from Team Foundation Server
We recommend these tools for moving changes between Team Foundation Server and Git:
Tip: After you've successfully converted your project to Git, you can push it to GitHub.