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Re: Subversion 1.5

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-03-10 08:32:15 CET

"Mark Phippard" <markphip@gmail.com> writes:
> Are you aware that the sparse directories feature you would get in
> one month will only exist as API inside the Subversion libraries?
> In other words, there will be no command line UI to use the feature.
> You would have to do something yourself that uses the API or hope
> that one of the GUI clients tackles the feature.
>
> The command line UI will come, but at best around the same time that merge
> tracking will be done.
>
> I would imagine if you created something that let you create a working copy
> that uses this feature that commands like update would respect it and work
> properly. Not sure of that though.

I may have been overly gloomy in some of my posts on this.

Some of the UI will be there -- in particular, sparse initial
checkouts should be there, they're trivial once the APIs are in. But
there won't yet be an interface for (say) removing a directory after
you've expanded it.

-Karl

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