How to have git-svn take care of empty directories gracefully?

I am very happily using git-svn, though I noticed that git has a different approach when it comes to empty directories as SVN. I need a way to get around the following particular situation:

I have in my project’s SVN repository several empty directories that belong in there and should not be touched. Due to some refactoring, I had to delete another directory that used to have files in it. git svn dcommit deletes the files, but leaves the directory. It strikes me that git’s ignorance of empty directories is resulting in inconsistency in my SVN repo.

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  • 2 Solutions collect form web for “How to have git-svn take care of empty directories gracefully?”

    Use rmdir argument or config parameter:

    –rmdir

    Only used with the dcommit, set-tree and commit-diff commands.

    Remove directories from the SVN tree if there are no files left
    behind. SVN can version empty directories, and they are not removed by
    default if there are no files left in them. git cannot version empty
    directories. Enabling this flag will make the commit to SVN act like
    git.

    config key: svn.rmdir

    You will have to delete it on the SVN side:

    svn delete -m "deleting empty dir" http://path/to/deleted/dir
    
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