RE: Branch/switch/merge question
From: Edward Ned Harvey (svn4) <svn4_at_nedharvey.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 14:51:57 +0000
> From: Les Mikesell [mailto:lesmikesell_at_gmail.com]
... see below...
> You can have multiple checkouts that don't really affect each other,
Yes, that's what I'm talking about. I know I can do this:
But I prefer to do this:
Because in the latter "sparse" checkout, all the directories retain some context about the directories around them, and I can issue a single "svn update" at the top level in order to update both, and I won't get confused about the path relation between two independent checkouts, while I'm browsing around my local filesystem, and stuff like that.
But as far as branching/merging is concerned, it's functionally equivalent.
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