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

From: Steve Johnson <steve_at_Equilibrium.com>
Date: 2005-11-10 18:28:12 CET

Yes, I've seen that proposal. If someone were to implement it, I'm
confident that it would solve my needs. I've been unable to contact Ben,
and that's primarily why I'm looking for an alternative solution.

Thanks for the thoughts.

Steve

> "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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