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From Cédric Damioli <cedric.dami...@anyware-tech.com>
Subject Re: Getting VersionHistory after removing of a Node
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2005 09:34:38 GMT
Tobias Strasser a écrit :

>>He may want to purge intermediate work versions of documents between
>>each release (VersionGistory.removeVersion() is perfect for that), but
>>also delete a document *and all its past revisions*, due to some legal
>>requirements. For this last point, it seems JCR lacks a few
>>functionnalities, as you also point out.
>hi cederic,
>since the creation of a VersionHistory is triggered by the creation of
>a mix:versionable node, the removal should happen automatically, as
>soon as no references to that version histroy exist anymore. this is
>the case, when all mix:versionable nodes (in all workspaces) belonging
>to that VH are deleted, and all the versions in the VH are removed
>i.e. only the jcr:rootVersion is left. IMO, it is then safe to delete
>the version history aswell.
>i created a jira issue for this [JCR-134].
>cheers, tobi
Hi Tobias,

You're right, this is a safe solution.
And what about a VersionManager.removeVersionHistory() or 
VersionHistory.remove(), which would fail il any Node in any workspace 
still references it.
It would allow to safely remove an unused VersionHistory, and all its 



Cédric Damioli
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