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Re: Permanantly deleting files from SVN

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 16:41:47 +0200

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 10:24:16AM -0400, Andy Levy wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 3:11 AM, Lakshmi R S <LakshmiRS_at_ibsplc.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I have a doubt. Can I permanently delete files from SVN?
> > I remember reading, that one cannot permanently delete files from SVN. If
> > so, won't that file use up space? What should I do to free up that space
> > too?
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#removal
> Disk space is cheap, and getting cheaper every month. If you aren't
> making revisions to those older files, they aren't going to take up
> any additional space beyond what they're consuming today.

That said, there are some initial notes on an obliterate feature
in our tree:

Of course, additional brainpower and developer resources to throw
at this problem are more than welcome.


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