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Re: Checkout question...

From: Glenn E. Sieb <ges_at_cibernet.com>
Date: 2004-11-30 18:30:41 CET

Michael Mason said the following on 11/30/04 12:26:

>The problem is that you're trying to check out different repositories into
>the same directory, . in this case. Subversion won't let you do that,
>because after the first checkout is done, . is a working copy.
*nod* makes sense--will get me lots of pushback tho :-/

>This would work (you don't need 'HEAD' - Subversion gets the latest code
>by default)
*nod* they're being anal about it.

>$ svn co svn+ssh://reposerver/svn/One/trunk/ workingCopyOne
>$ svn co svn+ssh://reposerver/svn/Two/trunk/ workingCopyTwo
>$ svn co svn+ssh://reposerver/svn/Three/trunk/ workingCopyThree
>Now this still probably doesn't achieve what you want, since you'll have
>three directories on the client. What might work better is to create a new
>project in your repository which pulls in items from the other
>repositories using svn:externals. There's more in the book here:
Thanks--I'll check into that.

>Another thing you might consider is using just one repository - why do you
>feel you need three separate repositories?
It's called office politics. :) Three different groups work on three
sections of the code. You know how that is.

Thanks, Mike!


Glenn E. Sieb
QA Tools Engineer
Cibernet Labs
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