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Re: export to path/to/sub/dir

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-16 13:22:26 CET

Brooke Smith wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm just reading this and wonder if anyone has an answer to this
> question. Allan Juul asked:
>
>> well, you are pre-creating the directories [$ mkdir -p tmp/export/test]
>>
>> i simply don't understand the difference in behavior between a
>> checkout and an export - they are totally identical apart from
>> existence of the .svn directory, right?. so what's the logic in the
>> fact that the checkout command *can* indeed create an arbitrary path
>> but the export command *can not* ?

It's not the same piece of code being passed a flag "do/don't create .svn".

Basically, the same information is being fetched from the server, but being
piped through completely different pieces of receiver code.

One happens to recursively make dirs, the other doesn't.

Yes, this is an inconsistency that ought to be fixed.

Max.

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