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Re: excluding folder for co of vendor src

From: David Pratt <fairwinds_at_eastlink.ca>
Date: 2006-12-13 22:32:53 CET

Hi Ryan. Thank you for your reply. This is what I will do. You are
right, a clean export is what I need to start with. Many thanks.


Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2006, at 19:18, David Pratt wrote:
>> Hi. I want to co a vendor source and put it under version control. I
>> wish to exclude a folder from the vendor src when I do this. Can
>> someone advise a solution. Many thanks.
> You use the verb "co." I assume you mean "checkout," which I assume
> means that the vendor source is already under Subversion version
> control? If so, I'd use "svn export" instead to get a copy of their
> source. Then simply "rm -rf " the directory you don't want in your local
> repository. Then "svn import" it into your local repository.
> In the future, if you want to update your local repository, you can use
> the svn_load_dirs.pl script which is in the contrib directory of the
> Subversion source distribution. The script and more strategies are
> explained in the book in the chapter on vendor branches. See
> http://svnbook.org
> Before importing a new copy with svn_load_dirs.pl, you would need to
> again manually remove the directory that you don't want to have.
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