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Re: Checkout of a single file?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-21 19:27:18 CET

Chris.Fouts@qimonda.com wrote:
>> Christian Treczoks wrote:
>>> Dear Mailing List Members,
>>>
>>> A collegue of mine currently accesses our Subversion archive via
>>> dialup, and needed to checkout a single file from an older
>> revision of
>>> the project. Sadly, we found no way to do this with Tortoise, and he
>>> had to checkout the whole directory - A ridiculous waste of
>> time and online fees.
>>> I am convinced that this is possible in a way, but I could not just
>>> figure out how. Any hints you could share?
>> * Open the repository browser
>> * browse to the file you want
>> * right-click on that file, choose "Show Log..."
>> * in the log dialog, go to the revision you want the file of
>> * right-click on the revision (top pane), choose "Save as..."
>>
>> Stefan
>>
>
> Is that a "checkout"?

Not a real checkout, no.
But if you read the original question: the user wanted a file from an
*older* revision - you can't commit from an older revision. So I'm
assuming that he only wanted the bare file.

Stefan

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