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Re: feature request: checkout repositories partially

From: Robert Schiele <rschiele_at_uni-mannheim.de>
Date: 2002-09-23 19:45:19 CEST

On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 07:40:22PM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> It's a bit more specific than that the way I understand it.
> Consider the repos to be layed out like:
>
> A/
> B/
> f1
> C/
> f2
> f3
>
> Doing:
>
> $ svn co -N <baseurl>/A
>
> gives you:
>
> A/
> f3
>
> as a working copy.
>
> Now, enter A and do:
>
> $ svn co B [the new feature Robert is suggesting]
>
> This gets you:
>
> A/
> B/
> f1
> f3
>
> where B is in the entries file of A and will therefor
> be automatically updated with svn up in A.

That's exactly what I mean.

> > We'd need to know how this
> > feature behaves in when some-dir is just some directory, versus when
> > it is a working copy.
>
> It works only in working copies in my mind. Otherwise you end up creating
> administrative areas in normal directories.

That's correct.

> > IOW, what's the spec for this? :-)
>
> I'll leave the rest up to Robert then ;)

I hope my other mail has all the needed information. Otherwise feel
free to ask.

Robert

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