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Re: Can you chop ancient stuff from a repository?

From: Lee Merrill <LeeMerrill_at_bustech.com>
Date: 2004-09-08 15:31:06 CEST

Hi Max,
    How about an option to "svnadmin load", to specifiy the starting
revision, then? Unless a subversion respository has to start with
revision 1. I guess you could make a little script to put in a jillion
tiny revisions, and then restore the repository, as well.


>> Why can't you do the "svnadmin dump -r 1:5000 repos" to back up the
>> old revisions, then an "svnadmin dump -r 5001:HEAD" and restore this...
> Which means all existing working copies must be erased and re-checked
> out. For any dev team of a significant size, that's a severe pain.

+ Lee Merrill    lee@bustech.com    919-866-2008
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