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Re: Is it possbile to check out a single folder?

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-05-19 11:37:54 CEST

caoqiuliang@crisen.com wrote:
> On the client side, is it possbile to check out a single folder?
> I tried through the "-N" flag and it seems to have succeeded.

Of course it is possible.

$ svn co -N http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/doc svn-docs
A svn-docs/doxygen.conf
A svn-docs/svn-doc.el
A svn-docs/README
  U svn-docs
Checked out revision 9778.

$ cd svn-docs

$ ls
doxygen.conf README svn-doc.el

$ svn info
Path: .
URL: http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/doc
Repository UUID: 65390229-12b7-0310-b90b-f21a5aa7ec8e
Revision: 9778
Node Kind: directory
Schedule: normal
Last Changed Author: sussman
Last Changed Rev: 9768
Last Changed Date: 2004-05-18 17:37:46 -0400 (Tue, 18 May 2004)
Properties Last Updated: 2004-05-19 05:33:12 -0400 (Wed, 19 May 2004)

However, you cannot "check out" a directory into an existing working copy (WC),
which seemed to be what your previous message was suggesting.

> But problem
> occurs when I try to check out a subdirectory of this folder. The content of
> the error message is "Working copy *** not locked."

Please include your exact commands so that we can recreate your actions.


John Peacock
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Received on Wed May 19 11:38:15 2004

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