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Re: svn -- checking out a specific file

From: John Allen <john.allen_at_classesarecode.net>
Date: 2006-02-06 11:44:18 CET

On Mon 06 Feb 2006 10:11, Praveen DS wrote:
> * Hi,
> Is it possible to checkout specific file (or set of files) in
> subversion?
> Our build process requires a single XML file to determine some
> dependencies, but I dont know how to checkout a single file from SVN. Also
> the 'svn cat' works only if there is an working copy present. In my case,

Not true.

eg. try
svn cat svn://svn.berlios.de/xtml/main/src/XTMLProcessor.class.php

Setup svnserve to allow anonymous read-only checkouts

> I dont have one and I dont need one (Just because for getting a single
> file, having a working copy of the directory is a bit costly). All I need
> is a read only copy of a particular file. Is there any way I can create a
> working copy of a directory without populating it and then checkingout the
> particular XML file I need? **Any help on this is welcome. I am using **
> Subversion <http://subversion.tigris.org/> version 1.2.3 (r15833).* *
> Regards
> PraveenDS*

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