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RE: accessing a single file from svnserve

From: Patrick Smears <patrick.smears_at_ensoft.co.uk>
Date: 2004-08-25 00:10:03 CEST

These questions are probably more appropriate for the TortoiseSVN mailing
list, but see inline...

On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, bruce wrote:

> now, how can i get a single directory/file from the repository via
> either the command line, or from the tortise client?

You cannot get a single file, you always have to get a directory. You
specify the directory as part of the URL in the checkout.

> do i need to have prior knowledge of what the file/directory is called?

Yes, but there are ways to find that out (see below)

> i'm looking for a way to kind of be able to review the underlying
> dir/tree structure and then to be able to select the dir/file from the
> tree that i need to work on...

Right-click on the desktop and choose "Repo-browser" from the Tortoise
menu. This gives you a way to browse through the repository without
checking out a working copy...

Patrick

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