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Re: How to free up disk space for SVN server (other than removing log files suggested in FAQ)?

From: Talden <talden_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 19:22:27 +1300

On Jan 10, 2008 9:53 PM, Cheng Wei Lee <zhenwei.li_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Checked that there isn't much log files. Does deleting of files help in
> > recovering the disk space, since SVN doesn't really deletes any files?

On Jan 11, 2008 4:27 PM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Won't recover any space at all. If you dump the repository, then run
> it through svndumpfilter to strip out items you don't want in the
> repository at all, then reload it, you can reclaim space. At the
> expense of losing history.

Unless of course there are branches and tags as cheap copies of the
paths that you filter out. In which case the repository will get
bigger since all of those cheap copies become full files each.

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