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Re: How to delete selected revisions in a repository?

From: Vijay Gill <vijay.s.gill_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-27 19:13:12 CEST

> So is it ok if I follow the following steps to remove say revision 3
> and 4 from a project which has revisions 1,2,3,4,5 and 6?
>
> 1) dump revisions 1,2,3 in dumpfile_1
> 2) dump revisions 5,6 in dumpfile_2
> 3) create new repository
> 4) load from dumpfile_1
> 5) load from dumpfile_2
>
> I already did that and it showed that those revsions (3,4) were
> totally gone (as the log messages for those revisions were missing
> too). Also I notice re-numbering of revisions during the load from
> dumpfile_2 to make the sequence proper again.
>
> All I want is a subversion guru to validate my approach.
>
> Thanks
> Vijay
>
And one more question.
I added a few files in revision 3, modified some. I deleted all those
files in revsion 4 which were added in revision 3. And modified some
more in revision 4 (which eventually became revesion 5 on commit).
Now if I do the process of eliminating revisions 3 and 4, will the
version 5(which will become version 3 after dump/load) look as if it
would have if it was ACTUAL revision 3 (i.e. all the modifications
arising from revisions 3 and 4 but without the extra baggage of files
added and deleted in 3 and 4?
thanks again.
Vijay

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