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Re: Removing files completely?

From: Joerg Faschingbauer
Subject: Re: Removing files completely?
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2000 10:06:09 +0100

From: Boris <address@hidden>
Subject: Removing files completely?
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 17:20:09 -0800

> Hello info-cvs,
> Some weeks ago I have commited some silly files not necessary in
> general to my cvs tree -(
> Later I made cvs remove or similar, but the files are still somewhere
> in the cvsroot.
> Is there a way to remove theses files completely? I have a big
> cvsroot with some MBs of data completely not necessary and I have to
> remove them to have smaller backups -((((
> I would be pleased to get any suggestions. Can I simply remove the
> files directly from  the cvsroot?

Yes, with one caveat. If users have checked-out copies of the files
you remove they will get errors during CVS operations. So be sure that
this isn't the case.


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