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Re: svn 1.5 sparse checkout question

From: Steven Bakke <steven.bakke_at_amd.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 13:54:02 -0400

On Apr 8, 2008, at 1:26 PM, Mark E. Hamilton wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is this the appropriate venue for asking svn/1.5 questions? If not,
> please let me know.
>
> IAE, I'm testing svn/1.5beta2, since we need the sparse checkouts
> feature. I do the following:
>
> $ svn checkout --depth=empty svn+ssh://sierra-trac/svnroot/sierra/
> trunk .
> $ svn checkout svn+ssh://sierra-trac/svnroot/sierra/trunk/framework
> $ svn checkout svn+ssh://sierra-trac/svnroot/sierra/trunk/utility
> $ svn checkout svn+ssh://sierra-trac/svnroot/sierra/trunk/aria
> $ ...modify some files and properties...
>
> However, when I do a 'svn status' and 'svn commit' it acts as if my
> working copy is disjoint, and doesn't traverse into the three
> products I checked out:
>
> $ svn status
> M .
> ? utility
> ? aria
> ? framework
>
> $ svn commit
>
> --This line, and those below, will be ignored--
>
> _M .
>
> The second to last paragraph in the 'Sparse Directories' section of
> the 1.5 manual seems to imply that this should work. Am I doing
> something wrong, or does this not work the way I expect?
>

With the exception of your first checkout command having "--
depth=empty", this sounds exactly like the behavior I've observed with
subversion 1.4 and earlier.

-Steve

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