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Re: Delete a File Throughout Revisions

From: Jan Hendrik <jan.hendrik_at_bigfoot.com>
Date: 2003-10-17 17:18:12 CEST

Concerning Re: Delete a File Throughout Revisi
C. Michael Pilato wrote on 16 Oct 2003, 9:14, at least in part:

> "Jan Hendrik" <jan.hendrik@bigfoot.com> writes:
>
> > So it would not be possible to remove all *.JPG files with this
> > command? Or all folders named images with something like
> > trunk/project/*/images/*.JPG? I would have to do this folder by
> > folder with the respective absolute path, wouldn't I?
>
> To my knowledge, svndumpfilter has no globbing support.
>
> Hm... that would be a really useful thing...

Yes, IMVHO I would think so, too. I came to it in an attempt to
reduce the size of the dumpfile while testing my notoriously
corrupting repos. Though it is inescapable to have the JPG and GIF
and PDF files in a website production repos, there might be less to
little need to back them up with dump - usually they change rarely
and can be backed up more effectively by other means. And in
many cases there might not be much need to version these
binaries at all, even if they are replaced over time.

Jan Hendrik

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