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RE: duplicating a working copy

From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_compacsort.com>
Date: 2005-11-15 00:41:50 CET

Quoth Gavin Lambert <mailto:gavinl@compacsort.com>:
> I doubt it's recommended, but I have done it before and it
> does work :)
> You can also copy only part of a working copy, but if you do
> that make sure you copy an entire tree. ie. if you've got a
> WC with root "stuff" that contains "stuff1", "stuff2", and
> "stuff3", then you can copy the whole "stuff2" folder
> somewhere else and it stays a valid working copy, but you
> cannot copy "stuff2" and "stuff3" only -- if you want both
> then you must copy the whole of "stuff", not pieces of it.

Oh, and you have to make sure that whatever you use to copy the folder
will copy hidden subfolders/files as well. Otherwise it won't be a
working copy any more ;)

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