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Re: How to check out a single file

From: MM <alpha_m_omega_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 14:52:10 -0800 (PST)

Thanks Gentelmen. I hope to see this functionality soon.

On Dec 9, 12:57 pm, Thomas Harold <thomas-li..._at_nybeta.com> wrote:
> On 12/8/2009 9:04 PM, MM wrote:
>
> > I am very new using SVN...
> > I am trying hard to check out one file (not the folder) .. is it
> > possible to check out a single file? if yes, HOW?
> > Thanks all!
>
> Like Simon says, SVN really works at a folder level and not an
> individual file level.
>
> There are weird things you can do with sparse-checkouts (only checkout
> file children or individual items) or svn:externals that point at single
> files - but things will work better at the folder level.
>
> (I'm guessing that this might change with the next-generation working
> copy?  Since that moves away from having .svn/_svn hidden folders
> everywhere?  But I wouldn't plan on it.)
>
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