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> From: Cooke, Mark [mailto:mark.cooke_at_siemens.com]
> Sent: 11 November 2010 08:50
> To: Giulio Troccoli; users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Cc: San Martino
> Subject: RE: Help or suggestions on porting to subversion
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Giulio Troccoli [mailto:Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com]
> > Sent: 11 November 2010 08:45
> > Subject: RE: Help or suggestions on porting to subversion
> > [CUT]
> > >
> > > > The thing we want is:
> > > > - checkout single/scattered files from different directories
> > > > - modify/commit them
> > > > - group the files and tag this group (only the files in
> > > > this group).
> > > >
> > > This is not AFAIK directly possible in subversion (or any other
> > > similar tool that I have used). You could try using file
> > > in a new project directory but I have not used them and believe
> > > there are "issues".
> > According to the book it is possible (at least the last bit)
> > Giulio
> Ooo, thanks for that, learn a new thing every day.
Just learned that myself yesterday, while looking for something else :-)
> However, I still think that the first step will be at least
> as "expensive" as doing the work to reorganise into a more
> relevant project tree which would then simplify the remainder
> of the steps. Without knowing why the OP is where they are
> it is hard to understand why they have to stay there.
There is a Python script to automate sparse checkout
Maybe that would help.
Received on 2010-11-11 09:56:12 CET