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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-07 15:28:57

Daniel Wallin wrote:
> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> A draft "Development and Release Practices" document is up on the Wiki:
>>> Comments welcomed!
>> Simple question, regarding this:
>> Developers can ensure a stable development environment by checking out
>> // as their working copy, and then
>> switching only the library they are working with to
>> // or a library specific development branch.
>> AFAIK subversion doesn't allow switching individual files, only
>> directories. How would one switch for example "boost/regex.hpp"?
> IIRC you can switch individual files:
> svn switch \
> \
> boost/regex.hpp
> Unrelated side note; what's up with the complicated path? Why don't we
> simply have

I figured out why the switch wasn't working for me... I was confusing
the trunk vs. tags URIs and svn would delete the file on switch and not
work afterwards since there was no file to reference. So I got bit by
exactly the question you are asking. The long path makes for occasional
mistakes. So I think I'll stick to using tsvn as much as possible.

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