RE: Trouble with 'svn checkout --non-recursive' stickyness.
From: Rowell, Geoff <growell_at_ENVOYWW.COM>
Date: 2005-02-17 18:11:38 CET
I agree that the "-non-recursive" flag is not properly implemented. I
From: Mathews, Rob
My problem is that once I've checkout out a directory non-recursively,
The following commands show the problem: (assume that
First, do a non-recursive checkout like this:
svn checkout -N http://server/code/products/ex/trunk .
That gives the top level of the directory, as expected, w/o fetching any
Then, give the same command again, but with/out non-recursive flag.
svn checkout http://server/code/products/ex/trunk .
This leaves the top level of the directory alone, but fetches the
- first, if the --non-recursive flag is really sticky, then why is it
- second, I didn't specify non-recursive this time, so why didn't the
way, but "svn checkout"?
Finally, I tried this: (note, no trailing "." in this command - the
svn checkout http://server/code/products/ex/trunk
Hey - this version of the command recursively fetches everything!
I've looked around the issue database, and found issue 695 that seems
have expected was either
1) a "--recursive" switch on the svn checkout command that could
2) that 'svn checkout' would be always recursive unless stated otherwise
(SVN version 1.1.3)
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