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Re: Is it possible to 'unimport'?

From: Sohail Somani <sohail_at_taggedtype.net>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 00:06:23 +0000 (UTC)

On Thu, 31 Jan 2008 14:55:03 -0800, Blair Zajac wrote:

> Mark Knoop wrote:
>>>
>>> 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?
[snip]
> That's why I recommend never using import. Create the top level
> directory where you want to "import" your files, check out this
> directory, then copy the files into it you want to use, then add them.
> Finally, do a commit.

I don't see how the two are even remotely related. If you add files and
you want to reverse the action so as to not permanently increase the size
of the repository (i.e., fantasy_svn obliterate) you still have to do the
svndumpfilter magic.

-- 
Sohail Somani
http://uint32t.blogspot.com
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