# Re: A simple build script question

From: Grant Rettke <grettke_at_acm.org>
Date: 2006-09-11 16:57:24 CEST

Quoting "Mark A. Keenan" <keenan@p2sol.com>:

> I am having a small issue in writing a build script and I'm hoping
> someone can help me find a solution.
> The project is structured roughly like this:
> /project/src
> /project/doc
> /project/script
> /project/lib
> 1) Checkout only the script folder
> svn co svn://machine:port/project/trunk/script c:\project\script
> Then I get an error during the build that the 'script' folder already
> exists:

I've never seen that when attepting to co ontop of an existing working copy.

> svn co svn://machine:port/project/trunk c:\project -N
> Then during the "checkout" stage of the build process nothing happens.
> This is due to the well known behavior of the -N option.
>
> I assume that I'm missing the obvious solution. What are others doing
> in this situation?

My script does what I think you already do. If I just wanted to check
out the doc directory I would run:

svn co svn://d43706v6/Proj1/trunk/doc C:\tmp\doc.

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