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Re: Delete from Repository

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-05 22:04:04 CEST

On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 11:50 -0700, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Les Mikesell <lesmikesell@gmail.com> writes:
> > I'd expect it to have exactly the same results as a dump/filter/load
> > sequence back into the same location, in which case the feature is
> > already defined and acceptable. We just need an implementation that
> > is faster, doesn't need the intermediate copies, and doesn't break
> > checked-out workspaces any more than necessary.
>
> Sure, any of the proposed behaviors in
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=516#desc17
>
> could be implemented via a dump/filter/load sequence, but that doesn't
> specify which exact one you had in mind. Can you describe it in terms
> of results, rather than of implementation?

I still think in terms of the way CVS works so I'd want the effect
of removing the file,v file from a CVS repository filesystem. That
is, all versions completely gone at once. Perhaps this could be
combined with a directory-level dump/filter/restore operation if you
wanted to put back some subset of versions in its place.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell@gmail.com
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