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Re: Possible to make files revisionless ?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-02-16 17:53:00 CET

On Feb 16, 2006, at 10:47, Lars Heineken wrote:

> I'm looking for a way to turn off revisioning of certain files without
> taking them out of the repository. Background is that we are using
> subversion to distribute library files that take up a lot of space,
> especially on the subversion server. As backup space for the
> repository
> on the server is running out we want to keep the repository as
> small as
> possible but not sacrifice the automatic distribution of changes
> across
> all worspaces. Is there a way to just turn off versioning on a file ?

No, it is not possible. Subversion is designed to version all
contents (except revision properties of course). There is no way to
turn it off, as it's its primary function. If you don't want
something to be versioned, don't put it in the repository. Share it
with a different file sharing mechanism instead, like a Samba share,
NFS mount, AppleShare volume, web page, email attachment or whatever.

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