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Re: feature request: marking a directory as "not meant to be checked out"

From: Vincent Starre <vstarre_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2005-09-21 13:20:22 CEST

so uh, no interest in this at all? :)
(usually I at least get "that's a stupid idea" replies...)

Vincent Starre wrote:

> pretty straightforward, an extra property svn:nocheckout (or something
> better-named) which will, when set on a directory, produce a warning
> if someone tries to check it out.
>
> warning example:
> svn co svn+ssh://server/ProjectA .
> svn: The directory "ProjectA" is not meant to be checked out in full.
> Try "svn ls" to see a list of subdirectories, or use --force to ignore
> this warning.
>
> ideally, a custom warning would be nice, so svn:nocheckout could (in
> addition to the boolean of being set or not set) contain the warning
> message (so it can be made to be more informative about what's
> actually going on)
>
> eg:
> svn co svn+ssh://server/ProjectA .
> svn: "ProjectA" is just a container. The actual code resides in
> ProjectA/base, and branches reside in ProjectA/branches.
> svn: use --force to ignore this warning.
>
>
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