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From: Michael Marcin (mmarcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-23 21:42:46

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Michael Marcin wrote:
>> Is it possible to create a high level (probably top level) always empty
>> directory that I can svn switch to? Switch into empty allows me to
>> easily update and watch only the folders I care about and its a
>> recommended practice to improve svn size and performance.
> Hm, that's interesting... But how does it help with the first update
> which contains those "bazillion megabytes" before you can do the switch
> to the empty dir?

My workaround is to update and after it starts grabbing files in a
folder I don't care about I cancel, svn switch that folder to empty, and
then update again... rinse and repeat until the update succeeds.

I'm sure there is a better way.

- Michael Marcin

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