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RE: removing a tag from the repository

From: CRISP Norman <Norman.Crisp_at_alcatel-lucent.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 09:12:08 -0500

In CVS we use the revision graph to follow problems fixed between
branches and the graphing utility in CVS works really well for this.
What we have seen in SVN is that the functionality is not the same, but
still with the number of build tags that we have it takes over an hour
to generate the graph. We were hoping that by removing some of the
internal build tags that we don't care about we can speed this up.

Plenty of investigation on this topic has shown us that SVN users don't
seem to use the graphing capabilities the way that we have in CVS and
would like to in SVN.


-----Original Message-----
From: Reedick, Andrew [mailto:jr9445_at_att.com]
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 9:49 AM
To: CRISP Norman; users_at_subversion.tigris.org
Subject: RE: removing a tag from the repository

> -----Original Message-----
> From: CRISP Norman [mailto:Norman.Crisp_at_alcatel-lucent.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 8:34 AM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: removing a tag from the repository
> 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.
> 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
> tags that will never be used again.
> My question is, is it possible to permanently remove these tags so
> tools such as building the revision graph will run faster?

Out of curiosity, what do you use the revision graph for?


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