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Re: Deleting a project from the repository

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 09:31:51 -0400

On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 09:21, Jonathan Belson<jon_at_witchspace.com> wrote:
> Hiya
>
>
> I wanted to delete an obsolete project from the repository, so after a bit of
> research I used the 'delete' command:
>
> svn delete -m "Remove obsolete project" svn+ssh://blahblah/ObsoleteProject
>
> Via the Repository Browser I could see that this had deleted the project and the
> source code as I'd intended.
>
> Using the 'svnadmin dump' command, I could see that there were still references
> to the deleted project, which is pretty much what I expected.
>
> Next, I used the Revision Graph to see if I could still view the deleted
> project.  As the project was still shown (along with its revisions), I wondered
> if I could check out a 'pre-deleted' version of the project by specifying an
> older revision:
>
> svn checkout --revision <old_version> svn+ssh://blahblah/ObsoleteProject
>
> This didn't work, however, and gave an error that it couldn't find the latest
> revision of 'ObsoleteProject'.
>
> Since the project still exists in the repository, is there actually a way to
> pull out a 'pre-deleted' version?

svn checkout --revision <old_version>
svn+ssh://blahblah/ObsoleteProject@<old_revision>

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.advanced.pegrevs.html

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