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Re: moving project to a new repository

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 06:30:29 -0500

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 06:18, Ilan Yaniv <Ilan.Yaniv_at_timetoknow.org> wrote:
> Aha, but svn dump and load moving the whole repository. I want a single
> project from the repository, and to have much less revisions.

Please read the whole page Ryan linked you to. It does explain exactly
what you want to do.

> The thing is that currently in our SVN repository there are many projects
> and 28000+ revisions.
> So when a user wants to see a log, it takes him about 10secs to open the
> log, and about 20Min to create a Tree view.

Rarely does the user need to see the entire history of an entire
repository (or even a subtree). Make use of -r and --limit.

> So, I thought that if I copy the projects to separated repositories, I will
> spend less time with going over revisions from other projects.

Sounds like swatting flies with a hammer. If the ONLY reason you want
to do this is for convenience of looking at logs, you're doing it for
the wrong reason IMHO.


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