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Re: checking out single files not possible?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-17 21:48:59 CEST

On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 14:46, Darren Blaser wrote:

> Can someone help me out with the correct syntax or is subversion just
> not able to check out single files?

Subversion cannot "checkout" single files. That is, you can't make a
file appear all alone in a directory and be under version control. A
working copy must be a directory.

But that said, you certainly *fetch* a single file (or any older version
or branch/tag of it) by using 'svn cat URL'.

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