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Re: Delete Revisions

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 22:09:48 -0400

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 22:07, dm3281 <dm3281_at_verizon.net> wrote:
> Well, primarily I was playing around with keywords and committing the file
> about 40+ times. Now that I figured out how it works and junk I want to
> delete the old stuff

Next time just set up a local repository to experiment with.

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andy Levy" <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
> To: <users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 10:05 PM
> Subject: Re: Delete Revisions
>
>
>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>> 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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