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Re: Checking out parts of a repository

From: Benjamin Smith-Mannschott <bsmith.occs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 16:35:41 +0200

On Aug 13, 2008, at 16:18, Robert Jones wrote:

> Is it possible to check out several parts of repository, but still
> handle
> them as a single checkout, eg
>
> top/dir1/...
> top/dir2/...
> top/dir3/...
> top/dir4/...
>
> Now, all of these are big, and I know my changes will only affect
> dirs 2 & 4,
> but these changes are linked, so I do want to commit my changes as a
> single commit.
>
> I know I could descend into dir2 and pull out part of the
> repository, and
> the same in dir4, but then at the 'top' level there would be no
> connection
> between them.
>
> So, can I be at the 'top' level, and just checkout dirs 2 & 4, and
> then subsequently
> commit changes in both dirs in one commit?
>
> - Rob.

Sparse checkouts (new in 1.5), perhaps?

http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.5_releasenotes.html#sparse-checkouts

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.advanced.sparsedirs.html

// Ben

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