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Re: Live branching

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 14:50:58 -0500

On Aug 13, 2008, at 10:24, Chris Rodgers wrote:

> Is it possible to make a branch where all but a few files continue
> to follow the trunk?

Not automatically, no.

> This would be very similar to using "svn switch" in a working copy,
> but would allow one to check out the particular combination of
> trunk files and modified ones onto several machines.
> I was thinking of using this for configuration files in the midst
> of a bulk of code that remains the same on each machine.

You can make a branch, then periodically merge desired changes from
trunk to the branch using svn merge.

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