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Re: Checkout single file

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 18:45:39 +1000

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 6:29 PM, Graeme Kidd <coolkidd3_at_hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am aware that the subversion FAQ says you can only checkout a folder but
> I am looking to checkout a single file. I have read else where that you can
> retrieve a sparse copy by doing the following:
> 1) svn checkout <url_of_big_dir> <target> --depth empty
> 2) cd <target>
> 3) svn up <file_you_want>
>
> In TortoiseSVN I am essentially able to do steps 1 and 2 but for step 3 I
> cant seem to be able to update a single file that doesn’t exist in my local
> copy. Does anyone know how I can do step 3 or checkout a single file using
> TortoiseSVN?
>
> Thanks,
> Graeme
>
Launch the Repository Browser from within the <target> folder, right-click
on the file in the right-pane, and select "Update item to Revision".

Cheers,
Daniel B.

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