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Re: depth of the operation vs. depth of the WC

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 12:09:57 -0400

Rui, Guo wrote:
>> IMHO, "check out this directory except for this subdirectory" is a
>> reasonable request to make. And it's very easy to implement on the
>> server side; the client side suffers from the general "anything
>> involving the wc is painful" symptom.
>>
>> --dave
> Thanks, Dave.
> This function request does make sense. However, it may be really tricky in
> the client side. There will be no .svn/entries to store the depth value if
> the directory in question does not exist in advance. Current design may have
> to be modified to store a list of excluded sub-directories in the
> .svn/entries of the parent directory.

The .svn/entries file already stores skeletal information about
subdirectories, so you wouldn't be breaking new ground here.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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