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Re: Sparse checkout : no "svn:depth" property ?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 12:30:21 -0500

On Sep 8, 2008, at 4:22 AM, Raphael Jolivet wrote:

> I've switched to SVN 1.5 to benefit the sparse checkout functionality.
> I have several projects with branches, tags and test-suite directories
> that I don't want to checkout by default (because this is huge!).
> I am a bit disappointed, because I understand that the concept of
> "depth" is only present on the working directory side, not on the
> repository itself.


> I thought there would be a property "svn:depth" to tag some
> directories and control the way the repository is checked out for
> every one.

There isn't.

> Did I miss something ?

If your goal is to not receive all the branches and tags of your
project when you check out, then you should only check out the trunk!

If your repository layout is:


Then you should not check out $REPO/myproject but instead you should
only check out $REPO/myproject/trunk.

> Or is this functionality scheduled for a later release ?

Not that I'm aware of.

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Received on 2008-09-08 19:30:42 CEST

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