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Re: How do I checkout a single file

From: Malcolm Fernandes <mfernandes_at_octigabay.com>
Date: 2004-01-21 19:21:01 CET

On Wednesday 21 January 2004 10:11, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 12:03, Bryan Simmons wrote:
> > What is the rationale behind that "feature"?
>
> Where would you put the .svn/ administrative area? The existence of a
> such a directory implies that the parent directory is under version
> control, which it's not.
>
> FWIW, CVS can't checkout a single file either, for the same reason.

Hmm,

you can checkout a single file in CVS.
e.g.
> mkdir wc
> cd wc
> cvs co cvstest/testfile
U cvstest/testfile
> ls -l cvstest/
total 8
drwxr-xr-x 2 mfernandes eng 4096 2004-01-21 10:18 CVS
-rw-r--r-- 1 mfernandes eng 130 2004-01-07 10:37 testfile

Regards,

Mal

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