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Re: Checking out individual files

From: Jan Hendrik <jan.hendrik_at_myrealbox.com>
Date: 2007-01-29 18:33:58 CET

Concerning Re: Checking out individual files
Phyrefly wrote on 29 Jan 2007, 17:18, at least in part:

> I may be misunderstanding something, but why can a single file
> checkout (or many single file check-outs) not be managed by the same
> .svn folder in the folder that contains that (or those) file(s). After
> all, it only takes one .svn folder to manage all the files in any
> folder in my working copy, even though they may be at different rev's.
>
> Sure, it would need to track the URL in the repo of each file, but
> doesn't it do that anyway, to some extent?

One thing is clear: the .svn overhead must know this is a selective
checkout, and may not report the not checked out files as missing
or even deleted.

JH
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