[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: file checkout order

From: Saulius Grazulis <grazulis_at_ibt.lt>
Date: 2006-05-24 09:14:01 CEST

On Tuesday 23 May 2006 22:26, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> > Hey, any idea on what determines the order that files come out of SVN
> > when doing a checkout?  Is it arbitrary?  Is there any way to adjust it?
> Currently, it is effectively random.  I believe the underlying order
> is governed by the ordering (or lack thereof) of an internal hash
> table.  There are various proposals to make it more predictable, which
> would probably mean lexographic ordering of the files, but I don't
> know how far any of them have gotten.  Other than actually changing
> the code there is no way to adjust it.

It would be helpful (at least for my applications) if one can instruct
Subversion to check in and check out files in chronological order, the order
of their last modification times. This would be one way (probably even the
best way) to manage make-generated files under subversion.

Just a thought...

Dr. Saulius Gražulis
Institute of Biotechnology
Graiciuno 8
LT-02241 Vilnius
Lietuva (Lithuania)
fax:          (+370-5)-2602116
tel.: office: (+370-5)-2602556
      mobile: (+370-684)-49802, (+370-614)-36366

  • application/pgp-signature attachment: stored
Received on Wed May 24 09:15:21 2006

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.