RE: Need Help : Purging very old (/unwanted) revisions
From: Cooke, Mark <mark.cooke_at_siemens.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 08:03:46 +0100
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> From: vinay modi [mailto:modivinay_at_gmail.com
Can we stop here and ask what the problem actually is? There are repositories around with millions of revisions and files that work without problems, so what are your issues?
> Consider I have 4 documents in my repository, of which
Short answer: no.
Long answer: subversion (along with other such tools) is designed to keep all your history! Removing stuff is not generally considered "a good thing" and is therefore not something you can easily do.
As JPM mentions below, it probably can be done, with a lot of effort by someone who knows what they are doing, but I would urge you to consider and explain why you think this is necessary. There may be other ways around whatever problems you are having that we can suggest once we understand your issues.
~ mark c
> Thanks in Advance
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