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Re: Archiving Projects (End-Of-Life)

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <ulrich.eckhardt_at_dominolaser.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 07:49:34 +0100

On Monday 13 December 2010, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> I'm wondering if there is a (de-facto) standard way of "end-of-lifing"
> projects in an SVN repository, or any suggestions for this from other
> users on this list ...
>
> With End-Of-Life I mean there will be no further maintenance on that
> project, no more development, no more releases or patches, no more
> users. It's really dead. But sometimes one might want to take a look
> at the old code, check out its history, maybe even resurrect it, ...
> I would like to get those projects out of sight, so it's more clear
> what the active projects are. (I'm not talking about "obliterating",
> to reclaim disk space or anything like that, quite the contrary: I
> want to have them still available, just ... less visible).

Just rm the trunk. You might even want to rm the branches, depending on
whether the projects still receive a minimal amount of maintenance.

> [...] as we all know, it's not so easy to find a deleted
> file/directory/project again (to find out what the latest revision
> was in which the project still existed).

In that case, you could move it.

In any case, the old relocation rule applies. Any box not unpacked after a
year should be thrown away without even taking a look at the content. You
didn't need it anyway. ;^)

Uli

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