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Re: .svn directories added to repository

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-05-05 17:19:44 CEST

On 5/3/06, Nettleton, Carlton E. <CARLTON.E.NETTLETON@saic.com> wrote:
> While I was gone on vacation, someone added and committed the .svn
> directories to the repository. As a result, no one can do an update or
> a commit because we are getting errors. What is the best way to solve
> this problem?
> Ideally, I would simply like to rollback the repository to a rev number
> prior to the introduction of the .svn directories and remove all the
> later revisions from the repository. For example, we are on rev 1763
> and the .svn folders were added at 1729. I would like to bring the
> repository back to 1728 and wipe out everything from 1729 to 1763. Is
> this possible?

If the revisions subsequent to the one in question don't have any
dependencies on the one that added the .svn dirs that should work.
Alternatively you can use svndumpfilter to get rid of the dirs in

Out of curiosity, how did the .svn dirs get committed? The client is
supposed to prevent you from doing that, IIRC.


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