On 3/10/07, Karl Fogel <email@example.com> wrote:
> "Mark Phippard" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> > tracking will be done.
> > I would imagine if you created something that let you create a working
> > that uses this feature that commands like update would respect it and
> > 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.
That is great. I think Checkout is the big part.
Received on Sat Mar 10 14:50:04 2007
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