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Re[2]: subversion

From: Flex <flex_at_datecs.bg>
Date: 2005-08-31 19:37:19 CEST

>> Flex wrote:
>> > This way the folder will be checked out along with the "single file"
> in
>> > question. Yeah, it'll not be versioned, but since this issue mostly
>> > involves using external files (headers files, common files, etc). It
> may
>> > solve most of the problems?
>> From: David Anderson [mailto:david.anderson@calixo.net]
>> You're saying you don't actually need version control on the single
> file
>> you want to check out? That is, you're not going to edit and commit
> it,
>> just use the content and update it every now and then?
>> In that case, you can just 'svn cat http://server/repos/file > file'.
>> You lose versionning on the file, but if you don't need to commit or
>> actually use it as a working copy, that's all you need.

> As a workaround until they add the feature, would it be possible to
> place the file that you need into a subdirectory by itself in the
> repository? Then you could just check it out and have versioning on it,
> etc. Just a thought.

It is of course, but the source projects starts to look dumb that way, not speaking in in some cases you can't alter the structure.

> Robert

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