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Re: Checking out files rather than directories

From: Talden <talden_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-21 00:30:35 CEST

You can get the contents of a file but it isn't 'checked out' (and
therefore modifiable).

  svn cat svn://someserver/path/filename.txt >filename.txt

If you want a 'working copy' you do, AFAIK, need to checkout a folder.

--
Talden
On 9/21/06, Eric <spamsink@scoot.netis.com> wrote:
>
> Is this forum a suitable place to discuss things like some of the GUIs that
> are available to use with Subversion?
>
> I thought that Subversion was supposed to support checking out/in of
> individual files in addition to whole directories, but SmartSVN doesn't
> seem to want to do that, i.e. if I try to check out a file it tells me I
> have to check out the whole directory.
>
> Did I misunderstand that capability of Subversion or is that a limitation
> of SmartSVN?
>
> Versions:
>
> SmartSVN version 2.0.7, Windows 2000 Pro SP1 (old non-updated Windows box I
> use for testing)
>
> Subversion version 1.3.2, Fedora Core 5
>
>
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