removing old branches

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 12 16:17:32 PDT 2006


> On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 06:07:03PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>
>> I wouldn't remove anything.  It is a historical record.  Also, tags take
>> up almost no room.  They are really just a set of pointers.
>
> Bruce, this is SVN. There is no purging. And yes, this does take up room
> (and time) when you have to retrieve the root of the repo.

"Doctor, doctor, it hurts when I do x." "Well, don't do x then!".  Why in
the world would you want to pull all the tags and branches at the same
time into the same working copy?  That just sounds completely unmanageable
to me.

Regards,

Matt.




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