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RE: Download only certain files on repository

From: Maceno, Pierre <PMaceno_at_assembly-testww.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 11:21:23 -0400

I was able to select one file with "Only this item" option and check it out WITHOUT getting the entire folder.

-----Original Message-----
From: Grigolon [mailto:egrigolon_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 1:30 PM
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Download only certain files on repository

Stefan, you are a life saver! Thank you so much for the quick and
effective answer!!

Grigolon

On Jul 16, 1:09 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Grigolon wrote:
> > Hi all. I need some help!
>
> > Here in my company we use SVN to control our web source files, such as
> > PSD, FLA, TTF, etc.
> > Today we have about 12Gb of content in this repository. Daily we
> > receive change requests from our clients and we have a lot of people
> > working on those issues. Here is my problem:
>
> > When a new guy comes into this project, he needs to download only
> > certain files placed on this repository to complete an issue, and not
> > all files (12Gb requires a lot of time to download and a lot of Hd
> > space!). How can he download only those files and not the entire
> > repository?
>
> > For example: I have the following folder structure on my repository:
>
> > - /project/
> > -- /brand1/
> > --- /website1/
> > --- /website2/
> > -- /brand2/
> > --- /website1/
> > -- /brand3/
> > ...
>
> > He needs to work on this file: /project/brand2/website1/images/layout/
> > logo.gif
> > How can he download only this file, and Tortoise create the entire
> > folder structure? And having only in his computer:
>
> > - /project/
> > -- /brand2/
> > --- /website1/
> > ---- /images/
> > ----- /layout/
> > ------ /logo.gif
>
> > Everyone need to have the /project/ repository in a specific folder.
>
> > Is it possible?
>
> Not with the file alone, but the folder it contains:
>
> * checkout /project, set the depth combobox to "Only this item".
> * right-click on the checked-out folder, choose "repository browser".
> * browse to the /project/brand2/website1/images/layout folder
> * right-click on that folder, choose "update".
> now the folder /layout is updated with all the intermediate folders, but
> *only* that folder is actually checked out.
>
> Stefan
>
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