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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: any svn experts out there
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:46:15 GMT
72GB worth of svn data presents a real problem for us as we only have
about 100GBof free disk space available on the svn servers.

----- Original Message -----
> From: Dave Fisher <>
> To:
> Cc: " Infrastructure" <>
> Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:42 PM
> Subject: Re: any svn experts out there
> Hi Carol,
> I'm cross-posting this to infrastructure where svn experts lurk.
> Regards,
> Dave
> On Jan 19, 2012, at 12:37 PM, Carol Frampton wrote:
>>  Hi all,
>>  As you've heard we have the frameworks code staged and ready to go.  We
>>  would really like to preserve the svn commit history of the files but I
>>  haven't been able to figure out how to do that.
>>  I am not a svn server expert although I've learned more than I want to
>>  know about it this week.  The dump of our svn repository is 72GB with
>>  23000+ revisions.  The repository contains source for about 15 different
>>  projects at Adobe and I would guess each project has many branches like
>>  Flex.  I don't have access to that machine and that machine, with the 
> 72GB
>>  dump file, has almost no free disk space so it is hard to do almost
>>  anything else.  More disk space has been requested but I was told it could
>>  take days to get more space.
>>  I had thought I could use use svndumpfilter to filter out the frameworks
>>  directory in the apache staging branch we created a few weeks ago but I
>>  realize now that I will just get the change logs up to the apache branch
>>  creation a few weeks ago which isn't very interesting.
>>  I then traced the history of the apache branch which I created from the
>>  4.y branch and found 4.y was created from the trunk_private branch which
>>  was created from the hero_private branch which was created from trunk.  So
>>  there are lots of branches.
>>  The version history is currently available at
>> but I
>>  can't guarantee how long it will be there.
>>  So the question now is what to do?
>>  Carol  

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