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Re: Checkout path.

From: Peter Scmsvn <scmsvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-25 20:33:01 CEST

As a Followup,

could the possibility to select multiple folders in the repo-browser, and
check them out in the current folder (creating the subfolders automatically)
be implemented in future revisions ?

--Peter.

On 4/24/06, Peter Scmsvn <scmsvn@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I hadn't noticed the folder creation popup.
>
> The project layout is unfortunately not changeable and projects aren't
> organized
> the same way the workspace is, due to includes and other infrastructure
> concerns...
>
> But that ain't a problem anymore, as I think I can manage to do what I
> want using the
> popup, it creates the subfolder and does not version the current one, just
> as svn command does.
>
> Creating the subfolder automatically though, would have been a nice way of
> enabling
> the user to select multiple folders from the repository, to checkout in
> the current folder (as a new, later feature),
> thus really taking advantage of the GUI.
>
> Thank you again for your help.
>
> --Peter.
>
>
> On 4/22/06, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Peter Scmsvn wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I was sure you might have had this discussion earlier.
> >
> > Yes :)
> >
> > > The "problem" with that behaviour, is that, for instance, when you
> > > want to checkout multiple projects in the same directory, from
> > > different paths in the repository, you are unable to do it with tsvn
> > > directly, you'd have to check out the first one from its /trunk/
> > > path, then delete the .svn created in the local folder, then checkout
> > > the other project from its own /trunk/ path, etc... Or, you'd have to
> > > create the folders before, and then checkout in those folder
> > > respectively.
> >
> > I don't quite get your problem here. Why would you check out something
> > and then delete the .svn folder??
> > If you want to check out multiple folders, just do it.
> > * right-click on the folder where you want to check out
> > * enter the URL to check out from
> > * append the folder name to the check out path
> > * TSVN asks you if you want to create that folder since it doesn't exist
> > * click "yes" and let the checkout run
> >
> > And btw: such nested folders are not what we want to push users to do.
> > If you're project requires something like this, I'd say the layout of
> > your project is wrong. I always want my projects to be 'ready' with a
> > single checkout.
> > You *can* do it with TSVN, but if you need to do a little bit more work
> > than usual, that's absolutely intended and good - because you might then
> >
> > reconsider what you're doing and find a better project layout.
> >
> > Stefan
> >
> >
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Received on Tue Apr 25 20:33:10 2006

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