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RE: subversion

From: Andreas Podgurski <ml.andreas.podgurski_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2005-08-31 18:44:31 CEST

> > > 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.
Thanks for answering, but that's not the problem. I'm developing a plugin
for a specific application (realsoft3d) and this plugin mainly handles
single files - that's how I came accross the bug. My effort is to make this
bug public - my workaround will be, that I suply the file name via the
barton and check against the directory entries. Not the most elegant
solution but it will work till then. More important, it is recognized as a
bug. As the "site manual" said, a bug shall be first discussed here, before
put into the bug tracker.

Andreas Podgurski

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