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Re: Is it possible to 'unimport'?

From: Mark Knoop <mark_at_rawcane.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 22:48:53 -0000

>
> On Jan 31, 2008, at 16:34, Mark Knoop wrote:
>
>> If I import a large file into a repository by accident is it possible to
>> reverse the action so as not to permanently increase the size of the
>> repository?
>
> You would have to take the repository offline, "svnadmin dump" it to a
> text file, "svndumpfilter exclude" to exclude the part you don't want to
> keep, "svnadmin load" it into a new repository, bring the server back up,
> and then have everybody check out new working copies (if they had working
> copies of a revision greater than or equal to the one you wanted to
> filter)
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#removal
>

Ah. I read that but was hoping there was an easier way that I just hadn't
been able to find. I'm just playing at the moment so is not a big deal I can
just delete the repository and start again. Will be more careful what I
import in future!

Thanks
Mark

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