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Re: Can I just check out the directory and not the files?

From: Ron Olson <tachoknight_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 10:54:51 -0500

Yes, that's perfect, thanks. My printed copy of the manual I use for
reference was for 1.4, so I guess it's time to upgrade that too. :)

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Konstantin Kolinko
<knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/10/2 Ron Olson <tachoknight_at_gmail.com>:
>> I have a project in Subversion that I would like to add files to but I
>> don't want to get the files already there. Basically, the story is
>> this: I have a big directory in Subversion of images that I've worked
>> on and I'm now on a new machine, working on different stuff, and want
>> to add the new stuff to the repository, without having to wait while I
>> get all the enormous, many-hundreds-of-megabytes files that I won't
>> ever touch. Worse still, this new machine has very limited resources
>> and it simply won't handle a full checkout of the directory.
>> I understand the potential to want to add a file called foo.png when
>> there's already a foo.png in the repository, but I'd think the server
>> would complain if I tried to check that in.
>> Is this possible in Subversion?
> svn checkout --depth empty
> See:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.advanced.sparsedirs.html
> http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.5_releasenotes.html#sparse-checkouts

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