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Re: how to download sourceforge branch read-only

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 13:39:35 +0200

idiotprogrammer wrote:
> Hi, I'm a beginner to subversion although I use it for work. I've
> used subversion, but it's all been set up for me.
>
> What I want is to download a current branch of a software project. I
> want to download it read-only and occasionally be able to update.
>
> I want to download this branch:
> http://docbook.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/docbook/branches/xsl-epub/
>
> I'm not too clear on the branch/trunk part.
>
> I can download docbook project as a whole
> (I need to do this http://docbook.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/docbook/trunk
> )
>
> but I can't download the xsl-epub branch or at least understand the
> relationship between the xsl-epub branch and the docbook trunk. And in
> the main docbook trunk I don't see any directories for epub stuff (my
> interest), only generic content---although not the files in the root
> directory apparently.
>
> I know I'm not comprehending some basic concepts here.
>
> Using Tortoise SVN, I created a directory, checked out the main
> directory, but I don't see anything resembling files specific to xsl-
> epub http://docbook.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/docbook/branches/xsl-epub/epub/
>
> So what do I do?

Ask on the correct mailing list: you have to ask the docbook developers
about what each branch is used for and if you even should use it and if
how you should use it.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-04-13 13:39:49 CEST

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