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Re: proposed export option

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 03:52:21 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Ryan Schmidt wrote on Wed, 2 Jun 2010 at 17:35 -0500:
> On Jun 2, 2010, at 13:48, Paul Breen wrote:
> > I previously inquired about adding a –skipfilesmatchingsize option
> > to the export subcommand. I have implemented that feature, and
> > I was wondering if it has any chance of making it into the trunk
> > directory for svn. It currently has performance issues, and I don't
> > want to spend a lot of time optimizing the code if it's never going
> > to be incorporated into the main development line.
> >
> > If the feature is not acceptable as described in my previous
> > message, could it be made acceptable if it were expanded somehow to
> > make it of more general use? Maybe by using checksums instead of
> > file size or, more ambitiously, I was thinking something like
> > a rsync subcommand that allows a person to synchronize an
> > unversioned folder with an svn repository.
> >

svn checkout --force

(will convert a .svn-less tree into a working copy)

> > Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> You recall that there was already a discussion in April when you
> initially suggested this feature?
> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2010-04/index.shtml#405
> There were objections by myself and others that what you proposed was
> already fairly easily accomplished using Subversion's existing
> commands, and you were going to inquire with your client as to why
> those existing methods weren't suitable.
Received on 2010-06-03 02:52:05 CEST

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