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Re: Requesting a New Feature

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 08:39:27 +0300

I assumed the request was to "pull in" a/b/c/d to a wc that doesn't have it
yet... in which case I have to assume the OP (Elango) meant '--set-depth=empty'.

(it's not an unreasonable feature idea IMO)

Bob Archer wrote on Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 17:33:04 -0400:
> > Quiet a lot of users have reported that they would like to have a
> > flag in svn update that allows them to update several sub
> > directories in one command
> >
> > (when using sparse checkout),
> >
> > for example: a command like this
> >
> > svn up a\b\c\d will bring folder d with its content, and its
> > parents.
> >
>
>
> Are you saying svn update isn't updating ALL of the currently checked out folders? My understanding is that it is supposed to. Of course I have been wrong before and I don't use sparse checkouts very often.
>
>
> > Currently users need to run several commands to perform that:
> >
> > svn up --depth empty a
> >
> > svn up --depth empty a\b
> >
> > svn up --depth empty a\b\c
> >
> > svn up a\b\c\d
> >
>
> Of course specifying --depth empty when you do an update will keep it from updating sub-folders.
>
> BOb
>
Received on 2010-07-29 07:41:25 CEST

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