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Re: pruned directory checkouts

From: Lukas Ruf <ruf_at_rawip.org>
Date: 2006-01-10 08:47:20 CET

> Chris Church <flyingfred0@gmail.com> [2006-01-06 22:36]:
> I find myself using svn co -N and svn up -N (non-recursive) to set up my
> working copy. It just takes a little discipline when I check something out,
> but I don't have to deal with directories I don't need. I can easily run
> svn up, svn status or svn commit in the root folder of my working copy and
> it affects all directories that I've explicitly checked out, but nothing
> more. The only thing that has been tedious for me is removing directories
> from my working copy I no longer need -- the only way I've found is to
> manually edit the "entries" file in the .svn directory.

> Joshua Varner <jlvarner@gmail.com> [2006-01-06 22:46]:
> Some people do the checkout, then svn switch the directories they don't want
> to an empty directory. This allows the speed up you want and after the initial
> switching the disk savings. All commits are atomic, whereas with externals
> they are not, and the switching is purely client side, the only requirement
> on the server is the empty directory in the repository to switch things to.
> Note: I've not done this myself just seen it in similar discussions before.

thanks very much for the hints!


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