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Re: Anyway to builk delete tags

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: Anyway to builk delete tags
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 17:09:01 -0500
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I generally hack together a quick and dirty shell script that
does this.  Take your list and make sure that they are in a 
file one per line.  Load it up in vi( or your editor of choice )
and search and replace 1,$s/^/cvs rtag -d /.  Run by /bin/sh <filename>


On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 05:00:32PM -0500, Lynch, Harold wrote:
>       We've had a repository running for quite a while now (3.5 years) and
> the list of tags is quite long. Most of the tags don't have any use any
> more and we have found that the output of status commands etc. is quite
> confiusing. So I have a list of about 1500 tags that the users would like 
> removed. Now I ran a couple of tests and found that a cvs rtag -d <> command
> takes between 5 and 10 minutes on this repository. 
>       Has anyone come across a way of doing a "bulk" deletion of tags,
> maybe a perl script that walks the tree in the repository ?
>       Also the repository has both text and binary files checked into it.
> Harold Lynch
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