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Re: Delete *for real* from a repository

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 14:39:58 +0100

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 03:18:31PM +0200, Jo Support wrote:
> ...and, I think that powerful and cheaper technology should not excuse
> careless software development.

Not having obliterate is not "careless".
It's *not* an easy problem.

> I don't want to keep tons of garbage
> just because of high-capacity-cheap-disks - or - stop a service
> because cleaning my repository takes hours of work (dumping, cleaning
> and importing hundreds GBs of data). Ok, got it, I will spend my
> freetime looking on how develop "svn obliterate" ^^

Julian Foad is working on the specification and has made great
progress: http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/obliterate/



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