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Permanently deleting files from the repository

From: Bernie Davidovics <bernie_at_seanet-tech.com>
Date: 2004-08-22 13:30:35 CEST

Is there a way to permanently delete a file or directory from the
repository - not just from the current revision.
I suppose the main reason to do this is to reduce the physical size of
the repository.

So, for example - I accidently added a huge binary data file to the
repository. I deleted it with SVN delete .... but now when I backup my
repository - I am forever carrying this huge unneeded file.

Can I can get rid of the file permanently from the repository to reduce
the size of the repository?


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Received on Sun Aug 22 13:32:33 2004

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