[cvsnt] How tu purge my Repositories ?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Wed Nov 3 18:27:39 GMT 2004

Shawn Haigh wrote:
> Florent
> With hard drive space being so cheap these days, shouldn't you just
> consider adding more space to your server? 
> You would have to directly edit the RCS files in the repository to
> remove revisions older than one month. Not recommended unless you have a
> "PHD" in RCS file structure and another "PHD" in programming perl.
> AFAIK there is no way to remove revisions older than a month within the
> RCS files that live in the repository
It's possible, by scripting calls to admin -o (making sure that you also 
deleted all revisions in all branches created more than a month ago), 
but it'd be a strange thing to want to do.  Defeats the object of 
version control, really.


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