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RE: Re: Checkout of a single file?

From: <Chris.Fouts_at_qimonda.com>
Date: 2006-12-21 19:45:52 CET

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn@gmail.com]
>Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2006 1:27 PM
>To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: Checkout of a single file?
>
>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.

Thank you!

>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
>

I assumed nothing and took the OP's "checkout" to mean "svn co".

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