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Re: Deleting/pruning branches?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Deleting/pruning branches?
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 11:51:54 -0400 (EDT)

Jim writes:
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> How do I prune off a branch?  It would seem that all the documentation
> about importing sources said I should specify a vendor-tag branch, and
> now that I have one I can't easily compress out all the old revision
> history... there's nothing on the branch - and there's probably half =
> the
> repository that doesn't have the branch tag since I created and added
> new things.... So - short of checking everything out, wiping the
> repository, and then re-importing it (which would be bad since it would
> lose my current revsion, right? and people couldn't just cvs update ? )

What do you mean by "compress out the old revision history"?  It sounds
like your vendor branch isn't taking up more than a trivial amount of
space in your repository, why don't you just ignore it?

-Larry Jones

Isn't it sad how some people's grip on their lives is so precarious
that they'll embrace any preposterous delusion rather than face an
occasional bleak truth? -- Calvin

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