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Re: removing a tag from the repository

From: Mark E. Hamilton <mhamilt_at_sandia.gov>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 14:23:02 -0600

I had problems as well with tags not getting removed. Turned out I was
using filename wildcards, not Python regular expression patterns. Check
your patterns to ensure that you are doing things like this:


rather than


When I fixed that I went from 500+ tags to around 20.

CRISP Norman wrote:
> Thanks, I did try that when I ran cvs2svn and passed in
> --exclude=TAG_TO_REMOVE* but it did not remove them when it converted.
> I thought afterwards that perhaps that line would remove branch tags and
> not file tags? My conversion completed with no errors, just all the
> tags I did not want to carry over.

Mark E. Hamilton
Orion International Technologies, Inc.
Sandia National Laboratory, NM.
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