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Re: switching between "non-checkout subdir status" to "checked-out subdir" and back

From: Stephen Butler <sbutler_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 11:13:15 +0200

Quoting Victoria Muntean <vikimun_at_gmail.com>:

> After "flat" checkout, subdirectories are in special status. In this status,
> "svn up ." in the parent dir does not pull them from the server. (I
> call it "ghosted status", don't know the official name).

By "flat" checkout, I assume you mean "svn checkout --depth immediates".

See the SVN Book for reference.


> This status is different from state when I do "rm -rf SUBDIR". After
> "rm -rf SUBDIR", "svn up ." will pull the subdir from the server.
> When subdir is in "ghosted status", "svn up ." does not pull subdir
> from the server.
> My question is, how do I turn subdirectory into "ghosted status" after
> full(deep) checkout.
> I want to turn subdir into "ghosted status", delete it from disk, so
> that subsequent "svn up" will not pull it anymore.

This will come pretty close: update the subdirectory with the option
"--set-depth empty".


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