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Re: Checking out individual files

From: B. Smith-Mannschott <benpsm_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-28 18:33:38 CET

On Jan 28, 2007, at 16:05, Eric wrote:

> Here is the basis of my problem: We have one user who has refused
> to accept Subversion as a company-standard version control system
> unless he can check out individual files and do it with a GUI on
> Windows without the need for command-line commands.

When I close my eyes, I see a man flailing away at nails with the
handle of a screwdriver for a half an hour before finally complaining
that it's the lousiest hammer he's ever used. The mind reels.

I suppose you've tried the obvious work around of putting each of
these precious files in its own directory....?

On Jan 28, 2007, at 16:05, Eric wrote:

> then my next problem would be getting people to accept the fact
> that the whole repository gets revved up every time one file is
> changed

Oh yea that's one of my favorites.

Life would sure be easier if there was a general willingness to be
open-minded when encountering the new and unfamiliar.

You have my sympathies.

// ben

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