[cvsnt] Query about deleting branches and tags from repository to improve performance

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Wed Aug 20 20:11:17 BST 2008

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> We currently have over 1200 branches on a lot of our files 
> and a similar number of tags.

Upgrade to 2.5.04 it has specific code to deal with this.

> We have an automated system that creates branches to be used 
> as 'silos' for bug fixing, however once the bugs have been 
> tested and merged in these branches are redundant so I am 
> looking for a way to delete the branches and any associated tags.

Try and use the build in changeset/bugnumber functions - it's what they
are for (see cvs commit -B and cvs update -B).


Arthur Barrett

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