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Re: [Subclipse-users] Doing an export instead of checkout

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-29 19:17:14 CET

On Nov 29, 2007 1:13 PM, Wes <wes9999@myfastmail.com> wrote:
> I just subscribed to the list to comment on the following thread:
> http://svn.haxx.se/subusers/archive-2007-11/0033.shtml
> It relates to having the ability to do an export from subclipse.
> Mark requested a use case for this feature. I have another one:
> I have a demo/example project in svn on Sourceforge, that I want other
> developers to use as a starting point for their own projects. I would
> like them to be able to do an export of this example project, make
> customizations specific to their project, then check it in as a new
> project in their own repository (which would not be on the same server
> and may or may not even be svn). My knowledge of doing both cvs and
> svn exports is that is is specifically used for this purpose, when you
> want a clean tree that can be used as a fresh checkin to some source
> control system.
> Without this functionality in subclipse, they will have to go to the
> command line and do a svn export, I guess, or manually delete the svn
> metadata directories.
> If there's a better way to do what I'm trying to do, please let me know.

Checkout and then do Team > Disconnect. That will delete the svn
metadata and then do a Share Project to share to new server.

Mark Phippard
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Received on Thu Nov 29 19:17:24 2007

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