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Re: [rfc]Checkout without the .svn Directories

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2004-12-02 11:06:38 CET

On 2004-12-02 09:18:59 +0000, Anthony Metcalf wrote:
> Am I correct in thinking that with all the .svn directories, a
> directory tree will take up twice as much space as the directory tree
> without the .svns would take? If not the rest of this is useless babble!

This is because the base is cached, and it would be a good thing
if this were optional (possibly based on MIME types or other

> What I would like, is a cammand such as "svn export ..." syntacticly
> identical to svn checkout. The difference being, there would only be 1
> .svn directory.
> This would be in the top level, and would contain 1 file, which
> contains the revision number. That's it, nothing else.
> the "svn" command could then be modified to check if the current tree
> was checked out or exported, and if exported, only allow svn up.

If you have only one .svn directory, you can't do a svn up. What
you need is probably something like rsync or unison.

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