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Re: Can I remove all traces of svn merge tracking?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 15:58:52 -0400

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 3:54 PM, Chris Lajoie <ctlajoie_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think you can do this by using svnsync to synch your repository to a
>> new one.  Set the environment variable:
>> before launching svnsync and it will drop all svn:mergeinfo properties
>> as it writes the new repository.
>> The new repository should have a unique UUID and when you switch to it
>> at the end all your clients need to destroy their existing working
>> copies and do new checkouts.
> Thanks Mark, I think thats exactly what i need.
> @Tyler & David: That only removes svn:mergeinfo from the HEAD
> revision. I need it removed from all revisions to resolve the issues I
> am having.

I should have pointed out that your svnsync needs to be running SVN
1.6. The code for doing this stripping was never backported to the
1.5.x branch.

Mark Phippard
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