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Fwd: omitting history?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-16 14:30:51 CET

Forwarding to the list, accidentally replied only to Karl before.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com>
Date: Jan 16, 2006 8:30 AM
Subject: Re: omitting history?
To: Karl Berry <karl@freefriends.org>

On 1/15/06, Karl Berry <karl@freefriends.org> wrote:
> Is it possible to tell subversion *not* to store history for certain
> files? Or to "obliterate" changes for certain files after they have
> been made? Perforce can do this (p4 obliterate), for example.
> For our project (TeX Live), we have many megabytes of binaries we need
> in our tree, the diffs for which will unnecessarily consume a whole lot
> of resources.

Have you tested this out yet? IIRC subversion does store diffs of
binary files, so you may not be consuming multiple megabytes for each

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
-George S. Patton
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