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Re: Organize working copies

From: Andy Peters <devel_at_latke.net>
Date: 2006-11-13 21:50:03 CET

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On Nov 13, 2006, at 1:30 PM, Kalle Klovn wrote:
> On 11/13/06, Andy Peters <devel@latke.net> wrote:
>>
>> On Nov 13, 2006, at 12:41 PM, Kalle Klovn wrote:
>>
>> > Hi,
>> > It is recommanded to use a directory structur like this in the
>> > repository:
>> > - project
>> > ---- tags
>> > ---- branches
>> > ---- trunk
>> >
>> > If I use the same directory structure on the client (the working
>> > copy) will
>> > I need the switch command?
>>
>> You check out only what you're working on (usually the trunk,
>> sometimes a particular branch), so there's no need to switch or
>> anything like that.
>>
>> -a

> OK, I think I maybe understand now. In
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-
> book.html#svn.branchmerge.switchwcthere
> is an example of switching to a branch named my-calc-branch, but if
> you do like in this example you will have a copy of a branch in a
> directory
> named trunk, which seems strange. Is it just a bad example or am I
> still
> misunderstanding something?

Perhaps it's not clear. You don't need to check out everything! You
just check out what you're working on, and in typical use, you're
working on the trunk only. So you check out the trunk. Don't check
out any branches, don't check out any tags, don't worry about switching.

-a

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