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Re: Partial Checkout suggestion

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 22:06:52 +0100

Robert Dailey wrote:
> Hi,
>
> As of the latest nightly build, as far as I can tell the only way to
> check out specific sub-folders is by using the repository browser window
> and using the "Update to revision" option. However, I do not find this
> to be intuitive. I'm not sure if you guys had only planned on this being
> a temporary solution. I would personally much rather have a new context
> menu option, called "Configure Checkout" or something. This would make a
> dialog appear with a list of sub-folders inside the folder from which we
> accessed the dialog. Check boxes would also be to the left of each
> folder name. By checking boxes, you tell TSVN that it can acquire those
> folders during an update. By unchecking them, they will no longer be
> obtained through updates.
>
> This, in my opinion, is a great way for TortoiseSVN to interface with
> the partial checkout feature in Subversion 1.5. Let me know if you guys
> like this idea. I imagine you guys have already thought about this a lot
> so I am also curious to hear of any developments on this subject.

As of r12217, you can use the "check for modifications" dialog for this:
* start the dialog
* click on "check repository"
* you will see all the files/folders, even those you have not checked
out locally
* select the ones you like to get
* right-click
* select "update"

If you've selected entries which don't already exist locally, the update
will show the "update to revision" dialog so you can choose the depth.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-02-29 22:07:12 CET

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