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RE: Re: Fixing "checkout -N"? (possible contracting gig)

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-11-10 16:37:34 CET

"Steve Johnson" <steve@Equilibrium.com> wrote on 11/10/2005 10:20:28 AM:

> Is it possible that there's a third workaround that is sort of the
> opposite of your second scenario? Could one start with a skeleton tree
> where all of the leaf nodes are directories that have been "svn
> switch"ed to empty directories, and then selectively switch them back to
> interesting directories? This would avoid the initial pain of checking
> out the whole tree just to throw much of it away.

I do not know if you have seen this, but Ben Reser had sketeched out a
pretty decent proposal for dealing with this problem.

http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgNo=102477

I was under the impression he was working on it, but he has not been
around much lately.

Mark

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