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Re: Directory cloaking

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-11-04 14:20:08 CET

On Nov 4, 2005, at 08:51, Robert Swarbrick wrote:

> Rather than simply checking out svn://myserver/software/trunk as a
> whole, check it out non-recursively, then individually check out the
> sub-folders you want on that client.
> I believe "svn update" will then only update them (minor testing here
> appears to confirm this).
> For everything except groupG and projectE it would look like this.
> The
> "-N" is the important bit.
> svn checkout -N svn://myserver/software/trunk config1
> cd config1
> svn checkout svn://myserver/software/trunk/projectA
> svn checkout svn://myserver/software/trunk/projectB
> svn checkout -N svn://myserver/software/trunk/groupC
> cd groupC
> svn checkout svn://myserver/software/trunk/groupC/projectD
> svn checkout svn://myserver/software/trunk/groupC/projectF
> "svn update" from the root dir of all of this will only update the
> checked out trees.
> This does mean that if someone adds in "projectF2" to "groupC" you
> won't
> get it automatically, but given your requirement of "different
> machines/developers need different code" that's presumably desired.
> If developers find themselves checking out a whole new tree often then
> dropping the above in a script may be useful, also possibly storing
> the
> scripts elsewhere in subversion under suitable names so anyone can
> check
> out a particular configuration.

svn checkout -N is broken and has been forever:


I believe someone is working on fixing it. Until then, use with caution.

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