removing old branches

Matthew Burgess matthew at
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.



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