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Re: [PATCH] bring back some examples in notes/sparse-directories.txt

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 17:12:02 -0400

"Rui, Guo" <timmyguo_at_mail.ustc.edu.cn> writes:
> Hi,
> This is a small improvement that brings back some examples and clarifies
> them as un-implemented yet.
> [[[
> * notes/sparse-directories.txt
> Bring back some examples demonstrating the deselection of sub-trees, put
> into
> a special unimplemented section.
> ]]]

Thanks, r30296. (Next time can you attach as MIME type text/plain,
instead of application/octet-streat?)

> Some more discussions
> The document says that the --depth option limits how far an operation
> descends and never changes the depth of an existing dir. I thought the
> --depth option in 'svn checkout' is rather different in semantics when I
> posted my last thread. However, the --depth option DO define the depth for a
> dir that is not yet exists, according to the quoted example (if it actually
> works).
> <==========QUOTE==========>
> svn up --depth=immediates Awc/D
> Since D is not yet checked out, add it at depth-immediates.
> <==========END QUOTE==========>
> This should be clarified in both the document and the help message of
> --depth option.

Isn't the documentation accurate right now? It says "existing dir", not
just "dir"...

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