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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: any svn experts out there
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 23:33:45 GMT
people.apache.org has plenty of free disk space to play with.


----- Original Message -----
> From: Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com>
> To: Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>
> Cc: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org; Apache Infrastructure <infrastructure@apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 6:29 PM
> Subject: Re: any svn experts out there
> 
> 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
>> 
>>>> [1]
>>>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.ref.svndumpfilter.commands.c.includ
>>>> e.html
> 

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