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Re: Undoing last commit

From: Keith Smith <keith_at_pharos.co.nz>
Date: 2004-07-21 04:56:40 CEST

On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 14:29, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> Not quite grasping how the vendor drop thing was supposed to work, I
> committed a new copy of a vendor drop instead of a delta from the previous
> version, bloating my repository by the size of the entire drop. I'd now
> like to remove that, but I think if I just delete that tag, it leaves the
> storage consumed. Correct? If so, is there some way to undo the commit and
> release the storage? (I haven't committed anything since my error.)

You can't obliterate the unwanted revision from the existing repository.

I would dump all revisions up to the culprit, and then load them into a
new repository. Look up 'svnadmin dump' and 'svnadmin load' in the
book. You could even follow it's saucy suggestion for avoiding
temporary storage.

Regards
Keith

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