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Re: How do I skip over a folder with "SVN Update"

From: Donald H Locker <donald.locker_at_ptmelec.com>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 15:46:39 -0400

Might I suggest copying that directory to a safe place, updating the tree in
question, then copying (or moving) the directory back to where you want it
to be.

Simple, though not very elegant.

Simon Large wrote:
> 2008/5/17 OgreMage <Confinemint_at_gmail.com>:
>> Hello,
>> I have a very large project with many folders and there is one I do
>> not want "SVN Update" to update. How can I do that? I need a local,
>> i.e. client, fix, not something that affects everyone.
>> This is not "add to Ignore list" because this is for "SVN Update"
>> *not* "SVN Commit..."
>> I've checked the doc thoroughly and cannot figure it out!
> Right now you can't do that. When SVN 1.5 is released (best estimate
> early June) there will be a 'sparse directory' option which allows you
> to select the level of recursion used in each directory at checkout.
> Subsequent updates will respect that choice.
> That may not do what you want as it means you would not have that
> directory fully checked out at all. Once a directory is checked out
> there is no way for subversion to skip it during update. You would
> have to ask for that on the subversion users list.
> Simon

Donald H Locker
PTM Electronics, Inc
734 426 9010
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