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Re: stub file support

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 20:37:58 -0500

[Craig Dayton]
> My meaning of this is the client could execute something like:
> svn stub C:\somedir\somebigfile.txt
> The source file/s would be committed if necessary, but the resulting file
> would still exist on the client but would be a stub file pointing to the SVN
> location. If the file needed to be accessed again, a svn checkout would
> have to be performed.

It seems fairly likely that per-file 'svn switch' (which is currently
per-directory) will be in 1.6. That would do more or less what you
want. Per-file externals seem to be on the way too.

Peter Samuelson | org-tld!p12n!peter | http://p12n.org/

Received on 2008-06-19 03:54:58 CEST

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