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Re: Exclude files/directories on checkout

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 09:09:51 -0400

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 09:05, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 08:58, Hans-Joachim Gurt <gurt_at_gmx.de> wrote:
>> I track a project which includes files I don't need/use/change,
>> e.g. lots of translations for other languages.
>> All those files change whenever a message in the source is modified,
>> and then all of them are transfered again at the next checkout.
>>
>> This results in many useless filetransfers, so I would like
>> to tell svn not to download those files (except say, english+german).
>
> After the initial checkout, Subversion does not send full files, only deltas.
>
>> There is an option "svn:ignore", but as I understand the operation,
>> this only works for excluding files at checkin.
>>
>> How can I configure svn to exclude a list of files on checkout ?
>
> Use a Sparse Checkout and then only grab what you really want.

Apparently I had the wrong thing on my clipboard.
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.advanced.sparsedirs.html

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