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Fwd: Removing an external library from subversion

From: Blake Miller <blakemiller_at_cdmplus.com>
Date: 2007-01-17 17:23:28 CET

> From: Blake Miller <blakemiller@cdmplus.com>
> Date: January 17, 2007 11:22:40 AM EST
> To: "Andy Levy" <andy.levy@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Removing an external library from subversion
>
> I should have been more clear. What I wanted was to remove the
> link to the external repository (on sourceforge), as I didn't want
> the code to update or commit to sourceforge, but, rather, to my own
> modifiable instance of that code. The fix was to: "svn propedit
> svn:externals plugins/", and delete the line that had the link to
> the sourceforge project. Then, svn delete the folder containing
> the library.
>
> Thanks for the help,
> Blake Miller
>
>
> On Jan 17, 2007, at 11:08 AM, Andy Levy wrote:
>
>> On 1/17/07, Blake Miller <blakemiller@cdmplus.com> wrote:
>>> I've downloaded an external library and added and committed it to my
>>> repository. Now I need to remove it completely from subversion
>>> and can't
>>> find any documentation on how to do this?
>>
>> A very similar question was just asked earlier today/yesterday, and
>> this is also in the FAQ.
>>
>> There is, by design, currently no "simple" way to remove all
>> traces of
>> a file from a repository. You must dump the repository using svnadmin
>> dump, filter out the offending path(s) using svndumpfilter, then
>> reload the repository.
>>
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