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Re: [PROPOSAL] how to implement 'svn obliterate'

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 13:41:44 +0200

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> writes:
>
>> Before I read the proposal, I was thinking you would want to run
>> obliterate which would create a new repository that one would examine
>> before making the new repository the master, so the original would not
>> be modified.
>>
>
> We could offer that as an option.
>
>
>> Also, how would it deal with commits happening using nodes that are
>> being obliterated?
>>
>
> The same way it deals with nodes that were already there. (I.e., think
> about it and you'll see there's no difference.)
>
>
>> Also, it seems changing the UUID of the new repository would be a good
>> idea to force clients to do a new checkout.
>>
>
> I think that could be an option, but not required: some people don't
> want any obvious trace that an obliterate ever happened.
>

With the almost-required fresh checkout, I don't think that's an option,
is it?

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