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Re: how to download sourceforge branch read-only

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 16:10:59 +0200

idiotprogrammer wrote:
> So let me interpret Stefan's answer a little further:
> Are you recommending that I contact the sourceforge project directly
> because the information I have provided about the repository is
> insufficient to download it with tortoise? Or are you recommending
> that I contact the sourceforge project because you believe I am not
> sure what I need?
> I am assuming that Tortoise gives the ability to download a branch of
> a particular repository. But after perusing the documentation, I can't
> figure if Tortoise has that ability. (The closest I can find is this
> --
> http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/nightly/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-checkout.html
> )

No, you should not contact sourceforge. You should read the project
pages on sourceforge on how to check out the sourcecode.

And I will tell you this once again: _read the subversion book_!
You clearly don't understand what a branch and/or trunk is. That means
you have no idea what Subversion even is. For a subversion client, both
are the same. Only for you and the project, these are different.

And once again: the URL you try
is the URL to ViewVC, *not* the URL to the repository (do you actually
read my answers?).

I can't believe I'm doing this: here's the page you have to read:

Can you see the URL to the repository? It's
https://docbook.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/docbook and your branch would be


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Received on 2008-04-13 16:11:17 CEST

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