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Re: delete/wipe out repositories (from the database)?

From: Vanessa Romano Sobrino <vanessa_at_dicampus.com>
Date: 2007-04-13 10:30:44 CEST

Hi all:

About:
> I missunderstood the share project wizard in Eclipse (subclipse plugin),
> in step 2 it offers to 'create a new repository location'. Now this
> practically only seems to create folders in the exisiting repository, I
> will use the command line create syntax to create my repositories in the
> future.
I use that plugin, and that option is for create a 'conection' to a
repository that already exits, could be in local, could be in another
machine, and always using svn or svn+ssh (doesn't work with file:///).
That location let you see the projects and their contents, make a
checkout,...

Bye

Vanessa

> Hi Uli,
>
> ++++ Ulrich Eckhardt wrote on 13.04.2007 09:04 ++++
>> On Thursday 12 April 2007 18:04, Henning Heil wrote:
>>
>>> yeah, that's really easy and I did that before myself (deleting the
>>> directories, no prob). But: when I imported the projects from eclipse
>>> lately there was no directory created, I spent a while to find
>>> something
>>> named even similar to an expected directory name but could not find
>>> anything.
>>>
>> Wait: what are you expecting? 'import' doesn't create a repository, at
>> least
>> not as far as SVN is concerned. If Eclipse make something different of
>> it you
>> would have to ask some Eclipse people or rather those that make the
>> Eclipse
>> plugin, which is a separate project from subversion.
>>
> I missunderstood the share project wizard in Eclipse (subclipse plugin),
> in step 2 it offers to 'create a new repository location'. Now this
> practically only seems to create folders in the exisiting repository, I
> will use the command line create syntax to create my repositories in the
> future.
>>> I asked my provider (I run the svnserve on a managed box) and the
>>> answer
>>> was that all repositories are stored in a database - that's why I asked
>>> how I can completely delete the DB without destorying the installation.
>>> Leads me to another question: maybe eclipse/subclipse only created
>>> folders and not real repositories?
>>>
>>
>> If you are using svnserve, the repositories also reside on the machine
>> it is
>> running on. Deleting them remains a simple recursive delete of the path
>> you
>> gave to 'svnadmin create'. I assume that you didn't create any
>> repository, so
>> you need to ask your admin - there is no way to obliterate information
>> from a
>> Subversion repository via svnadmin, and that's good so.
> I finally found out what's up when I discovered svnlook tree. Now I can
> create the 'real' new repositories as described in my other mail.
>
> Thanks for your help,
>
> Henning
>
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