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Re: [Subclipse-users] Subclipse 1.8.3 issue with working copy of repository subfolder

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 14:19:37 -0500

I am guessing I do not understand what you are asking? Maybe someone
else does and can chime in.

import has a very specific meaning in SVN, and it would be a very rare
thing to do from Eclipse, so I am guessing you are using this term
loosely.

You should be able to checkout /branch/B or /trunk/A no problem. That
is pretty much how 100% of all Subclipse users use the tool.

So we are going to need more information. Subversion 1.7.x does have
a new working copy format, so existing working copies in the 1.6.x or
earlier format have to be upgraded before you can use them. This
would not imply to a new checkout since that would be creating a new
working copy.

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Dan G. Switzer, II
<dswitzer_at_pengoworks.com> wrote:
> We just upgraded our environment to SVN 1.7. After upgrading to
> Subclipse 1.8.3, I can no longer use working copies that are a subfolder
> of a repository. What's strange is it will correctly import a new
> project and create the metadata for the working copy, but after the
> initial import all the files show as dirty or not part of repository.
>
> I've tried running Team > Refresh/Cleanup and that does nothing.
>
> The only thing I've found I can do is check out the entire repository
> and then import the subfolder I need as a new project. This seems to
> work fine, but it's not ideal for my situation (it's a huge repository
> and I only need to deal with one branch of the repository.)
>
> To clarify the situation, I have a repository that looks like:
>
> Root
>        branch
>                A
>                B
>                C
>        trunk
>                A
>                B
>                C
>
> Subclipse will allow me to import /Root/branch/B as a new project, but
> once it's imported it acts like the project is an invalid working copy.
> Everything shows as either dirty or not part of the repository. However,
> if I use TortoiseSVN on the working copy, everything works fine. (NOTE:
> I only tried testing TortoiseSVN after all my tests with Eclipse, so
> this isn't an issue with TSVN invalidating the SVN metadata.)
>
> However, if I check out /Root/ I can then import /Root/branch/B as a new
> project and it seems to work ok. The problem is, I don't want to check
> out the entire repository (as it's extremely large and mostly irrelevant
> to me.)
>
> Is there a way to just check out a specific branch of a repository to a
> working copy in Subclipse 1.8.3 or is this a bug?
>
> -Dan
>
> --
> Dan G. Switzer, II
> dswitzer_at_pengoworks.com
> http://blog.pengoworks.com/
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Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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