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Re: Single File Checkout?

From: Johan Appelgren <johan.appelgren_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-01-26 09:19:52 CET

On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 07:53:35 -0000, Jonathan Wilson
<Jonathan.Wilson@walshwestern.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to get my SVN to checkout a single program from a directory
> which contains hundreds of files. I know this isn't the most ideal
> setup, but for the moment it will have to do, as we'll reorganise as we
> move forward.
>
> I had problems with SVN saying it will only do a directory, i.e.
> > $ svn checkout file:///db/svn_test/ldev/testsystem/progs/cim.i
> > svn: URL 'file:///db/svn_test/ldev/testsystem/progs/cim.i'
> > refers to a file, not a directory
>
> Is SVN limited so that it can only work at a directory level??? Any
> help on this or known work a rounds would be great.

http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#single-file-checkout

Why is it a problem to checkout a directory just because it contains
hundreds of files?

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