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Re: SVN 1.7 - check out single file?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 11:22:28 -0400

On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 17:05, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 02:49:58PM -0400, Andy Levy wrote:
>> With the new way WCs are managed, will it be possible to check out a
>> single file, instead of having to do multiple steps with sparse
>> directories just to get a single file in a directory? Looking at the
>> release notes and CHANGES file, I think the answer is "no", but I need
>> someone more knowledgeable to back me up here before I take the answer
>> back to the person who asked me. Thanks.
> No, you still need to checkout a directory. But it sounds like the
> new --parents option of svn update might help you a bit:
> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7.html#update-parents

We'll have to see how Tortoise implements this, as that's what most
folks here are using.

It's an edge case for us, it's only 2 or 3 people who are affected by
the issue of too many items to check out just to update a single file.
Received on 2011-07-01 17:23:41 CEST

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