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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: any svn experts out there
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 23:29:47 GMT
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 5:04 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 1/19/12 4 :33PM, "Bertrand Delacretaz" <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>>>..Looking at [1], I'd try "svndumpfilter include /flex/sdk" to extract
>>>just the flex part of that big dump file...
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 10:51 PM, Carol Frampton <cframpto@adobe.com> wrote:
>> Yup, but not enough disk space right now to do that.  And even if we were
>> to get that we would have to eliminate all the files that we aren't
>> allowed to give to ASF.  With careful filtering it might be possible to do
>> that but it would be tricky with all the branches to get that right...
> I'm not an svn expert but if you want to get the full history yet
> exclude some files, starting from the full dump that you have, the
> logical way seems to be:
> 1) Filter that dump to keep only /flex
> 2) Filter the result to remove the full history of all unwanted files
> Note that the software grant from Adobe includes a .txt file with the
> list of all files that are contributed - this should allow for
> implement 2) with a script, if svndumpfilter allows for eliminating
> individual files (as opposed to folders) from the dump.
> If you don't have enough disk space on the machine that hosts the big
> dump, you might transfer it to a box of yours which has more space, in
> chunks of 1GB of less, created with dd, copying and deleting one chunk
> at a time (using a script of course;-) to minimize disk usage on that
> box.

I, personally, have enough disk space at my disposal to deal with
this, but it's hard for me to see Adobe sending all this IP to my
house, even temporarily.

> -Bertrand

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