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Re: How to properly pause and resume an big checkout

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-05 15:17:53 CET

Robin wrote:

> I'm doing a fresh checkout on a repository of over 5 GB over the
> internet. With my connection speed to the server located on the other
> side of the world, it takes over 5 days to complete the checkout.
>
> Can I pause the checkout and resume on another time cos I have to
> reboot
> the modem/router/computer? When I cancel the 'X' button on the update
> dialog, the repository will require Cleanup. But the Cleanup reports
> another error
>
> "Subversion reported an error while doing a cleanup!"
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Can't open directory "Blah\.svn\tmp": The system cannot find the path
> specified.
>
> So its there a way to properly pause/resume the Update which takes a
> few
> days to complete?

Try this:

* checkout the top folder only (there's a checkbox in the checkout dialog).
* right-click, choose "Update to revision" instead of "Update".
* in the update dialog, you can update items non-recursively. So you can
update folder by folder that way.

Stefan

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