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Re: copying subdirectories in subversion 1.7

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 01:24:38 +0300

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Ryan Schmidt wrote on Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 17:08:14 -0500:
>
> On Jul 24, 2011, at 16:57, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>
> > Ryan Brothers wrote on Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 17:42:43 -0400:
> >> Is there a way to create a new top-level checkout of a subdirectory
> >> with the 1.7 working copy format?
> >
> > Just copying a dir isn't supported.
>
> It worked fine in 1.6.x and earlier. I too frequently use this.
>
> > (the plan has been to provide a new
> > subcommand for that, but that won't happen before 1.8)
>
> So 1.7 will be released with this regression in functionality?
>

Yes.

The 1.7 working copy format was designed to allow sharing pristines even
between working copies, and this might happen in the 1.8 timeframe; but
in 1.7 the answer is simply "No"[1].
Received on 2011-07-25 00:25:25 CEST

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