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Re: svn: Directory 'x/y/z' is missing

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-27 11:48:45 CEST

On 3/27/07, Kylo Ginsberg <kylo.ginsberg@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am doing a poor-man's sparse directory script that checks out a
> subset of a tree something like this:
> # checkout top level non recursively
> svn co -N -r "$rev" $SVNROOT/$baseDir .
> # descend a tree doing non-recursive updates
> svn up -N -r "$rev" $path
> # until at a point where we want a fully populated tree, do a standard update
> svn up -r "$rev" $path
> I can then turn around a run an svn update and I generally don't pick
> up any directories outside of the subset of interest. However,
> sometimes (perhaps if there were updates to parts of the tree outside
> the subset of interest?), an "svn update" will produce a message like:
> svn: Directory 'x/y/z' is missing
> and then a subsequent "svn update" will haul in a bunch of unwanted
> directories, possibly stopping at another "svn: Directory ... is
> missing" message.
> I would like an svn update to only update the tree I have checked out,
> not to haul in unwanted directories. Any recommendations?
> My current thought is that, parallel to the above checkout script,
> would be an update script that would similarly march down the tree
> doing non-recursive or normal updates as appropriate.

That's your only option... Sparse directories the real way are still
some work away.



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