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From "Cooke, Mark" <mark.co...@siemens.com>
Subject RE: Create a new working copy by cloning a subtree of an existing working copy?
Date Tue, 20 Dec 2011 16:01:57 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Hoffman [mailto:ghoffman@cardinalpath.com] 
> Sent: 20 December 2011 15:59
> To: Kuno Meyer
> Cc: users@subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Create a new working copy by cloning a subtree 
> of an existing working copy?
> 
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 7:44 AM, Kuno Meyer <kuno.meyer@gmx.ch> wrote:
> 
> 
> 	With SVN 1.7, is there a way to create a new working 
> copy by cloning a subtree
> 	of an existing working copy?
> 	
> 	For example:
> 	- Already checked out:
> 	  wc1/
> 	  wc1/.svn
> 	  wc1/src
> 	  wc1/data
> 	  wc1/data/bin1
> 	
> 	- Desired: a new working copy of just the "data/" subtree:
> 	  wc2/
> 	  wc2/.svn
> 	  wc2/bin1
> 	
> 	A reason of doing this could be to improve performance.
> 	
> 	Thanks,
> 	Kuno
> 	
> I believe if you simply copy the desired folder to a new 
> location on your hard drive (nothing to do with SVN) you'll 
> have what you want.
> 
That used to work pre 1.7 (as an unintended side-effect of the older working copy structure)
but the new working copy structure (that moves all .svn data into the root directory) stops
that from working...  That's now like "export"ing the sub-folder.

~ mark c

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