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Re: How to checkout only the tree structure of a repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-10-25 05:35:20 CEST

On Oct 24, 2006, at 22:18, Thomas Harold wrote:

> The issue arises in more complex repositories (ours has 500+
> projects spread across a few dozen clients). As an administrator,
> the idea of creating 500+ projects is a nightmare. Even having one
> repository per client would be difficult (we add clients all the
> time, I don't want to be the bottleneck for setting up new
> repositories).
> As a user, trying to get a single file X/XYZ/123.txt quickly is
> also a nightmare, especially if I have to create a new working copy
> or create all of the folders between the root folder of the
> repository and the folder that contains 123.txt.

I don't understand why you want the intermediate folders. What's
wrong with something like:

svn co $REPO/X/XYZ X-XYZ

? I often did this for our repository which also had a client>project

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