[CentOS] Rescuing svn repo from *IDIOTS*

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 13 15:17:12 UTC 2009

From: Stephen Nelson-Smith <stephen at atalanta-systems.com>
> A moron has checked in a DVD iso into subversion.
> How can I undo the damage, and make the repo a sensible size again?
> Also, is there a cunning way to get subversion to say: "Oi! Moron!
> This file is huge, you can't check it in!" ?

I also think dump_previousrevision+delete+reload might be necessary...
I think you could maybe use a pre hook script to prevent it in the future:
See /path/to/mysvn/hooks/pre-commit.tmpl



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