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Re: Merging and Sparse Checkouts

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 13:09:24 +0200

SIDOS Joel wrote:
> I agree with you about the "working copy" depth.
> Also, I try to merge with the "Fully Recursive" option.
> But my problem is : "the test merge" interface doesn't give my same results than the real merge operation.
> The "real merge operation" seems to be ok, but the "test merge" gives me some
> Is this problem known ?

Yes. See, the test merge doesn't actually do the merge, so it has to do
a lot of guessing about the merge outcome, and that guessing is not
always a 100% accurate.

> Second question please : how can I have a working copy with sparse checkout subdirectories and all my externals ?
> I would obtain :
> MyBranch (Only this item) (Mybranche has svn:externals with External1 ... External2)
> |_ Rep1 (Fully recursive)
> |_ External 1
> |_ External 2

checkout MyBranch with "immediate children, including folders".
Otherwise you won't get the externals.


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Received on 2008-10-17 13:09:41 CEST

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