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Re: removing a tag from the repository

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 14:43:20 +0200

On 4/14/08, CRISP Norman <Norman.Crisp_at_alcatel-lucent.com> wrote:
> We are in the process of migrating from CVS to SVN. I have used the
> cvs2svn script to convert my repository and all went well. The
> conversion gave us the expected branches, tags and trunk structure which
> is wonderful, but we would now like to remove many of the tags that were
> created and carried over from CVS.

If I'm correct, it's possible to instruct cvs2svn to ignore tags with
certain patterns in the conversion (ie it won't recreate matching
tags).

> In CVS we would build nightly and create a tag for all the files used in
> the build. Over many years of development this has created thousand of
> tags that will never be used again.
>
> My question is, is it possible to permanently remove these tags so that
> tools such as building the revision graph will run faster?

HTH,

Erik.

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