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Re: Subversion 1.5

From: David Anderson <dave_at_natulte.net>
Date: 2007-03-10 18:56:48 CET

Because the WC metadata for the parent directory will have recorded
that the 'API' directory should be present, and will restore it on the
next update. You need to update the metadata of the parent directory
to say that you don't want the directory for it to be skipped on
update.

- Dave

On 3/10/07, Michael Brouwer <mb.7766@gmail.com> wrote:
> Why won't the rm -rf subdir "API" work for that?
>
> Michael
>
>
>
> On 3/9/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com > wrote:
> > "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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