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Re: How to check out files that changed between revisions

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-08-21 02:00:51 CEST

Steve wrote:
>> Chris Kacoroski wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> We are changing some folks to subversion and their current process in
>>> cvs is:
>>> 1. modify a collection of files to a new version
>>> 2. check out all files of that version
>>>
>>> With subversion, you get all files in the repository when you check out
>>> a version number. What is the solution for these folks when they just
>>> want the files that changed.
>>
>> I can't work out what CVS commands are being executed to do this. Perhaps
>> you could give an example cvs command session, so we have a
>> better idea what
>> the aim is?
>
> I don't know the commands that he's using, but I have often thought that
> this would be a tremendously useful ability to have. Often when doing a
> release for a website I haven't modified every single web page in the
> project, and as such I really don't want to upload the whole thing. I just
> want to be able to get the files that I changed, and upload those. Similar
> to when updating the database between versions. I don't need to rerun all
> the scripts for the database, just the ones that have changed since the
> last
> released version.

The only way I can see to do this would be to use svn log to find which
files are involved, and then "svn cat" each one.

Max.

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