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Re: usage question: checkout single file in repository?

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2004-03-25 23:05:14 CET

Viktor Rosenfeld wrote:
> IIRC, under cvs I could checkout a single file from a repository, a
> la
> cvs co module/path/to/file
> If I try that under svn, like
> svn co svn+ssh://localhost/path/to/repo/path/to/file
> I get a directory named file with no usable data in it.
> I looked at the man page, the faq and the book, but couldn't find
> anything. Is this at all possible?

svn cat svn+ssh://localhost/path/to/repo/path/to/file > file

"svn co" creates working copies. "svn cat" can be used to retrieve
invidual files. The directory creation is a bug, that is either
getting fixed or is already fixed in trunk.

-- Naked

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