[DRE-maint] Removal of old tags / branches from SVN?

Ryan Niebur ryanryan52 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 08:31:52 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 10:25:48AM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Hi,
> Our SVN repo has grown quite big (my checkout is >300M, and I don't
> really have a lot of additional files). I think it would make sense to
> remove old tags / branches from it, as well as packages that are no
> longer in Debian.

why? I think this is a bad idea, it defeats the purpose of a tag. Why
don't we just switch to a sane svn layout that allows you to check out
the current version of all the packages ("trunk") without all of the

Ryan Niebur
ryanryan52 at gmail.com
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