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Re: restored deleted data on subversion

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 11:37:48 -0600

On Nov 8, 2010, at 09:20, wrodrigues201 wrote:

> Our subversion (1.4.3-r23084 on windows 2003) was holding around 1.6 TB of data and one user has accidentally deleted a directory of 1 TB. I have done a svn export from the previous version and have the data. Do I have to add and again commit this data ? Will it use up 1 TB of disk space on the svn server ? Is there any way i can restore the data from the previous version without using up 1 TB of disk space ?

You may want to review the sections of the book dealing with "Undoing Changes" and "Resurrecting Deleted Items", starting here:


If done correctly, this should not end up taking a lot of space in the repository.

You may also want to upgrade to the current version of Subversion, 1.6.13; Subversion 1.4.x and earlier aren't supported anymore.
Received on 2010-11-08 18:38:28 CET

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