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Re: [PROPOSAL] Incomplete working copies (issue #695)

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-06-23 15:51:28 CEST

On 6/23/06, Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> I'd like to propose a new solution to this issue, and hopefully
> get it into 1.5. What i'm really looking for is the kind of
> flexibility Perforce has with its client specs in which parts of
> a tree you check out.
>
> I don't think Ben Reser's proposal
> (http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-07/0398.shtml) covers this.
> Using his first example, there is no way to avoid pulling in
> trunk/foo/images/another-big-dir when it is added.
>
> This is based on an idea from Karl Fogel.
>
> Implementing Incomplete Directory Support in SVN
> ==================================================

[ snip proposal ]

I've only read over this briefly, and I want to go back and give it a
more in depth look, but off to top of my head it looks great.

Thanks for taking this on, it's great functionality in Perforce, and
we can really use it in Subversion!

-garrett

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