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RE: Clear the attic

From: Kjell Harald Andersen <k.h.andersen_at_chipcon.com>
Date: 2005-12-09 10:23:17 CET

I've tried that one, and it works. By using it, I can remove a part of
the directory tree completely. And the best part is that a the dumpfile
act as a full repos backup before you do anything wrong.
 
What I really would like to know, is there a way to remove old history
of a file (or directory). Say I have a file that has been committed 20
times with changes and I want to remove the first 10 commits. After this
operation it should look like the 11th commit was the first one, and the
9 following commits should be the same as before.
 
regards
Kjell H A

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        From: Chris Church [mailto:flyingfred0@gmail.com]
        Sent: 8. desember 2005 19:04
        To: Daniel Larusso
        Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
        Subject: Re: Clear the attic
        
        
        You'll have to dump and reload the repository, removing any
files/revisions you don't need from the dump file created in the
process. The svndumpfilter tool provided with subversion might be what
you need.
        
        See:
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.reposadmin.main
t.tk.svndumpfilter
        
        
        On 12/8/05, Daniel Larusso < turbografx69@hotmail.com
<mailto:turbografx69@hotmail.com> > wrote:

                Does anyone know if it is possible to permently delete
files/directories
                from subversion, similiar to the way that CVS clears the
attic?
                
                Regards.
                
                
                
        
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        Chris Church
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Received on Fri Dec 9 10:30:09 2005

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