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Re: Getting one file out of a repository

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-03 18:04:46 CET

David Kramer wrote:
> $ svn export svn://localhost/agilerules/devel/trunk/todo.txt
> svn: Cannot replace a directory from within
> I thought of the ultra-ugly hack of using "svn cat bla > myfile", but I
> would rather not do that long-term. Likewise, since the lib directory has
> large libraries in it, I would rather not check out all of lib into a
> temporary working copy and copy what I need from that.

I don't find it ultra-ugly, just mildly inconsistent.

However, export should really be able to work in the single file case too.

Would you like to file an issue (or maybe even write a patch), so we
remember to fix this?


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Received on Mon Jan 3 18:08:28 2005

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