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Re: Feature request: Sparse checkout with "load rules" file

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 09:32:21 +0200

On 21.10.2009 16:41, Fredrik Orderud wrote:
> Currently, I'm working on a very large repository that I only check out
> sparsely. Using TortoiseSVN it is laborius to manually add each desired
> folder to my view every time I check out a branch. In e.g. ClearCase it
> is common to specify which files/folders to check out in a "load rules"
> text file, containing one path per line. Everything beneath each
> specified path (load rule) are then checked out automatically. I've
> already written a simple python script to perform sparse checkout with
> "load rules" from the command line, but it would be very convenient to
> have similar functionality built into TortoiseSVN.
> The structure of a "load rules" text file can be very simple, with one
> path (file or folder) per line. In addition, it would be possible to
> augment the structure with a second column for checkout type (empty,
> files, immediates, infinity).
> Is there any interest in implementing some support for streamlined
> sparse checkout, based on a text file with "load rules"?

Added as issue #441:


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