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Re: Checkouts of subsets of the tree

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-06-25 17:56:24 CEST

On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 09:03, John Rousseau wrote:
> We're moving from CVS and ClearCase to subversion for our fairly large
> Java development project. One of the things that we did with ClearCase
> was check in our customized JDK so that everyone had a consistent
> environment to build against. Since we had people developing on two
> platforms (win32 and linux), we needed to check in JDKs for both
> platforms. ClearCase allows us to load (checkout) just the JDK the
> developer needed saving both update time and client space.
> I want to do this with svn. I've looked at both externals and vendor
> branches in the book, but I don't see the way to do this. Any
> pointers?

This sounds exactly like something you'd do with CVS Modules, or SVN
'externals'. Would you like it described in more detail?

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