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Re: Newbie questions: How to check out just one file, etc.

From: Carole E Mah <Carole_Mah_at_brown.edu>
Date: 2005-01-23 20:30:57 CET

David Ripton wrote:

>On 2005.01.23 12:09:13 +0000, Jacob Atzen wrote:
>>>2.) Even more important than being able to check out just one file,
>>>I'd like to be able to say something like, "check out only
>>>myPath/phpScripts/ and myPath/includes, but not myPath/images.
>>You can use checkout to checkout named directories, with and without
>>subdirectories. The manual describes this at:
>Except that the -N option to checkout and update is very broken.
>-N should be removed until it actually works. For some utterly insane
>reason, that hasn't happened. So think of -N as the "break my working
>copy" option, and never use it.
Thank you David, this was a very helpful reply. I did try -N before I
posted, but it didn't seem to work. Very, very disappointing, and I'm
very glad to see that it doesn't work only because I'm new to it -- that
it is actually broken.

Where are changes like this announced? When it gets fixed, how will I
know? Just look at the release notes for new versions? Or some other way?


Carole E. Mah
Senior Programmer/Analyst
 Brown University Computing & Information Services

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