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RE: Re: Checking out files rather than directories

From: <Chris.Fouts_at_qimonda.com>
Date: 2006-09-21 16:10:51 CEST

> svn co <myURL>/Imakefile file/Imakefile
svn: URL '<myURL>/Imakefile' refers to a file, not a directory

IMHO, this is another Subversion misfortune!

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Talden [mailto:talden@gmail.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 6:31 PM
>To: users@subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: Checking out files rather than directories
>
>You can get the contents of a file but it isn't 'checked out'
>(and therefore modifiable).
>
> svn cat svn://someserver/path/filename.txt >filename.txt
>
>If you want a 'working copy' you do, AFAIK, need to checkout a folder.
>
>--
>Talden
>
>
>On 9/21/06, Eric <spamsink@scoot.netis.com> wrote:
>>
>> Is this forum a suitable place to discuss things like some
>of the GUIs
>> that are available to use with Subversion?
>>
>> I thought that Subversion was supposed to support checking out/in of
>> individual files in addition to whole directories, but SmartSVN
>> doesn't seem to want to do that, i.e. if I try to check out
>a file it
>> tells me I have to check out the whole directory.
>>
>> Did I misunderstand that capability of Subversion or is that a
>> limitation of SmartSVN?
>>
>> Versions:
>>
>> SmartSVN version 2.0.7, Windows 2000 Pro SP1 (old
>non-updated Windows
>> box I use for testing)
>>
>> Subversion version 1.3.2, Fedora Core 5
>>
>>
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