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Trimming repositories

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2005-09-23 06:09:01 CEST

If I remember correctly, is this a valid method of trimming the size of
repositories? Say I want to trim the first 100 revisions.

mkdir hooks
mv repos/hooks/* hooks/
svnadmin dump repos -r100 >dump.txt
rm -f -r repos
svnadmin create repos
svnadmin load repos <dump.txt
mv hooks/* repos/hooks/
rm dump.txt
rm -r -f hooks

I may have some syntax incorrect because bash is not my native
command-line, but it should be fairly close.

Is there anything wrong with this approach? I'm getting hassled by
repository users about being able to purge old data to free up disk space.

-- 
Sly
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