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consistency: svn checkout creates intermediate folders, svn export does not

From: Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: 2006-06-08 23:21:22 CEST


when checking out a branch to a local folder like this:

svn checkout http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk /tmp/a/b/c/d
(where /tmp/a doesn't exist)

Subversion will automatically create all intermediate folders a, b & c.

svn export http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk /tmp/a/b/c/d
(where /tmp/a doesn't exist)

will give:
svn: Can't create directory '/tmp/a/b/c/d': The system cannot find the path

In terms of consistency, shouldn't svn export also create the intermediate

I can create a patch for it, just want to make sure that this is what we



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