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

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-06-09 03:09:52 CEST

On 6/8/06, Lieven Govaerts <lgo@mobsol.be> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
> 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.
>
> Whereas,
> 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
> specified.
>
> In terms of consistency, shouldn't svn export also create the intermediate
> folders?
>
> I can create a patch for it, just want to make sure that this is what we
> want.

I don't see any reason export shouldn't create intermediate directories.

-garrett

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