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Re: feature request: checkout repositories partially

From: Robert Schiele <rschiele_at_uni-mannheim.de>
Date: 2002-09-23 20:05:13 CEST

On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 12:27:23PM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Robert Schiele <rschiele@uni-mannheim.de> writes:
> > My idea would introduce a new operating mode for co which would be
> > used, if no URL bot only a relative directory is given. Valid options
> > are the same as for "normal" co mode. This means
> >
> > # svn co subdir
> >
> > would do the following:
> >
> > - If called outside a working copy, print an error message.
> >
> > - If called inside a working copy of the URL http://server/path/to/dir
> > it will:
> >
> > - Print an error message, if subdir already exists as file or dir in
> > the current directory.
> >
> > - Add http://server/path/to/dir/subdir to the current working copy,
> > if the repository contains such a subdir and there is no
> > conflicting file or dir in the current working copy.
> >
> > - Print an error message, if http://server/path/to/dir/subdir does
> > not exist in the repository.
> >
> > Is this list complete or do you see cases I am missing here?
>
> Ah, I understand it better now, thanks. So this would be most useful
> in a directory that had been checked out with -N first (so the main
> thing is to get -N working right). The subsequent checkouts are about
> undoing the effect of the -N, a little bit at a time :-).
>
> Thanks for the description. Given a working -N, imho this is a
> completely intuitive behavior for follow-up checkouts within that
> directory. Would you like to add your comments to
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=695
>
> (the checkout -N issue)?

I will do that, if you found it usefull, as soon as the one
responsible for that confirms my "observer" role for the project.

Robert

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