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RE: Re: checkout / export profiles

From: <webpost_at_tigris.org>
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 06:11:20 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks that's all I could really find, which is a tast for the client, i was hoping there would be a way of tagging files on the server so it would be as simple as choosing a checkout profile to get the list of files, that way if I add a new file which goes with a couple of the subprojects I could tag it as such and then the updating the "sparse" checkouts in the profile style would automatically include that.

seems like something that would be pretty easy to implement, perhaps it'll get implemented in the future.

> On Mar 7, 2009, at 07:39, Ken Sands wrote:
> > Hi all, I was trying to work out if svn has anything like or a way
> > of waving different profiles that can be used for checkout or
> > export that would give you specific subsets of the overall repo.
> >
> > before everyone thinks of just create a tag or limit depth let me
> > picture it a little
> >
> > you have 1 repo with your fairly large project, to build or work on
> > the whole thing you get down the head revision no problem
> >
> > within the project perhaps you have a graphics folder but also some
> > code relating to the processing of such and a few other bits,
> > either way if I just weanted to work on this subset of the project
> > without getting the whole lot I'd currently need to setup 7-8 svn
> > checkout call to specific files within the repo. what would be
> > great is if files could be labeled when adding to the repo, and the
> > possible labels noted in the overall repo so that you could simply
> > ask for HEAD/predefined_subset1 and it would then give you a
> > checkout of just the files determined to be related to that.
> >
> > I'll leave this post at that, I'm sure this is something that is
> > done anyway and I'm just missing the page of the manual everyttime
> > but if not then any thoughts?
> That doesn't exist. But what you can do is check out a sparse working
> copy. Read about it here:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.5_releasenotes.html#sparse-checkouts
> It may take a couple svn commands to set up your working copy so if
> you expect to need to set up new working copies of this type often,
> you could automate it with a script.
> Note you don't need more than a single "svn checkout" command. The
> subsequent commands will be "svn update".


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