[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: [rfc]Checkout without the .svn Directories

From: Jeremy Pereira <jeremy.pereira_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: 2004-12-03 17:18:17 CET

On Dec 2, 2004, at 09:18, Anthony Metcalf wrote:

> Hi,
> Firstly let me apologise if this has been asked before, please point
> me
> at the correct pleace to see the old discussion if it has.
> 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!
> Now. I have one or two repo's which are checked out to specific place,
> and never modified from there. I.e. the only actions ever taken are
> "svn
> co..." and "svn up".
> A good example of this is our intranet. It is accessable from two
> places, and modified by me, on my own destop. I only need the .svn
> directories on my desktop, as this is the only place I modify files.
> 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.

Why not just use "svn export"? OK, it means the whole tree has to come
across from the server. Is your tree too massive to do that?

> 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.
> Is this feasable?

Jeremy Pereira
This email has been scanned by the MessageLabs Email Security System.
For more information please visit http://www.messagelabs.com/email 
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Fri Dec 3 17:23:15 2004

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.