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Re: Issues 516: "svn obliterate"

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2006-09-17 22:20:38 CEST

Nik Clayton wrote:
> However, I don't yet know how feasible that is. First, the dump/load
> cycle for a large repository is lengthy -- doing this to a hypothetical
> FreeBSD SVN repo, which will contain 10+ years of imported CVS history
> is likely to be prohibitively so.

You should also realize that if you use cvs2svn to convert your CVS repository,
that generates a Subversion dumpfile as part of its processing. You can use
svndumpfilter on that file to eliminate all of the paths that should go missing
before you load it into a Subversion repo...

John

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