How to prune old versions of an artefact?
From: David Aldrich <David.Aldrich_at_EMEA.NEC.COM>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 09:09:08 +0000
We are running a svn 1.7 server.
One of our repositories contains an artefact that is 4GB. It consists of a set of regression test results that we want to version control. This artefact changes infrequently - say every month or two - but it's enormous size is causing concern for IT Manager, as the svn database is slowly increasing in size.
I would like to prune very old versions of this artefact from the server's database. I realise that pruning is not generally a good idea for a version control system, but this is an exceptional case.
What is the current status of pruning in svn, i.e. how can I do it?
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