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Re: permanently delete files/directory's

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-02 10:44:51 CEST

On 02/07/07, Pieter <pietercoucke@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is it possible to permantly delete files and directory's in Subversion (so
> they won't be there anymore in any revision).
>
> The reason I'm asking this: We're planning to move our repository's to a
> hosting company, but in the past some of our developers checked i nwrong
> files (binaries, databases, ...) which caused very big repoisorty's, that
> will cost too much to be hosted...

Not easy. See this article in the subversion FAQ.

http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#removal

You might also want to add a pre-commit hook which disallows
committing of certain file types.

Simon

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