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Re: Delete Revisions

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 22:05:59 -0400

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 22:00, dm3281 <dm3281_at_verizon.net> wrote:
> Is there a write-up somewhere on how to do this? What happens if I have
> hundreds of files each with hundres of revisions and I simply want to delete
> everything but the last 5 or something. Is that a pain as well?

It is intentionally difficult. The process is documented in the
Subversion manual and FAQ.

The real question is why are you putting yourself in a position where
you think this is required?

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andy Levy" <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
> To: <users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:48 PM
> Subject: Re: Delete Revisions
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>> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 21:40, dm3281 <dm3281_at_verizon.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello, I am new to Subversion and have the latest version installed along
>>> with TortoiseSVN.
>>>
>>> I have been playing around with keyword substitution and have about 30+
>>> revisions that I'd like to totally remove from SVN. How can I delete
>>> these
>>> history items permanently?
>>
>> Cannot be done with Tortiose. You need the command-line client and
>> have to dump the repository, filter out the revisions you won't want,
>> then reload it into a new repository.
>>
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