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Re: checkout part of a branch

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-06-02 03:56:39 CEST

On Jun 1, 2007, at 20:31, george young wrote:

> [svn, version 1.3.2 (r19776), rh-fc3 linux]
>
> I would like to checkout part of a (200000 file) branch so I can
> use svnmerge without lugging around our entire repository.
> Svnmerge insists on a top-level working directory. I tried:
> svn co -N top
> svn co top/A top/A
> svn co top/B top/B,
> but svnmerge says 'no copyfrom info available'. Is there some
> other kludge that will get part of a branch checked out?

The correct way to construct that sparse working copy is:

svn co -N top
svn up top/A top/B

I don't know if that will make svnmerge work for you though.

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