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Re: Hacking the Checkout dialog

From: Ron Wilson <ronw.mrmx_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 11:36:36 -0400

On 3/25/08, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Oleg Alexander wrote:
> > Stefan,
> >
> > This new feature is *almost* exactly what we need. The only problem with
> > it is that it only appends the last subfolder of the path to the
> > "Default checkout path". We would actually want it to append the entire
> > path, like this:
> >
> > URL: file:///D:/SVN/MayaTest/AnotherFolder/AndAnother
> > Checkout path: Z:\MayaTest\AnotherFolder\AndAnother
> >
> > Not like this:
> >
> > URL: file:///D:/SVN/MayaTest/AnotherFolder/AndAnother
> > Checkout path: Z:\AndAnother
>
> We could of course offer such a feature. But this is not a good idea for
> checkouts, especially for users who are not very familiar with
> Subversion. Because with that layout, you get so called 'nested
> checkouts', i.e. working copy folders which appear to be connected but
> basically are not. That means a commit will not include the files from
> the not-connected folders.

Um, reading Oleg's original mesage, he indicated there was just one
repository, so why would the folders not be connected?

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