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From "Martin Desruisseaux (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Comment Edited] (INFRA-10826) Would like a pull/push --force for removing a 3 Mb binary file
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2015 13:07:11 GMT

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Martin Desruisseaux edited comment on INFRA-10826 at 12/6/15 1:07 PM:
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After discussion on the infrastructure mailing list, it appears that this issue would be difficult
to solve. We will search for alternative (either ignore the 3 Mb file, or try switching from
SVN to Git).


was (Author: desruisseaux):
After discussion on the infrastructure mailing list it, appears that this issue would be difficult
to solve. We will search for alternative (either ignore the 3 Mb file, or try switching from
SVN to Git).

> Would like a pull/push --force for removing a 3 Mb binary file
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: INFRA-10826
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-10826
>             Project: Infrastructure
>          Issue Type: Wish
>          Components: Git
>            Reporter: Martin Desruisseaux
>            Priority: Minor
>
> A 3 Mb binary file has been committed on SVN in a branch of Apache SIS (https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/sis/branches/JDK8/)
and immediately mirrored on Git (git://git.apache.org/sis.git). I presume that we can not
delete that binary file from SVN history, but it would be nice (while not critical) to remove
that binary file from Git history for lighter clones by users. This commit has never been
merged to trunk or master.
> A clone has been created on Github with two commits squashed:
> https://github.com/desruisseaux/sis.git
> The squashed commits cancel the inclusion of the binary files. Would it be possible to
perform a "push --force" of the JDK8 branch from this clone to git://git.apache.org/sis.git
and to https://github.com/apache/sis? We are stopping commits on SVN in the meantime.
> If this issue can not be fixed, its okay. It is only a "would be nice" action.
> Mailing list discussion: http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/sis-dev/201511.mbox/%3C56520D95.9040406@geomatys.com%3E
> Squashed commits: https://github.com/desruisseaux/sis/commit/81c7871a0a743b570c83e594dcbaa1abd6aee6da



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