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From Andrey Repin <>
Subject Re: Regarding shallow checkouts
Date Mon, 22 Feb 2010 16:24:12 GMT
Greetings, An Me!

> I am learning svn and am a new-bie.The following is my doubt.

> What is the significance of shallow checkouts.?.
> Why would somebody want to checkout a project partially.?
> If possible please explain with a scenario/real life example.

If by shallow checkout you mean fetching of only certain depth of subdirs,
then "real-world" example is quite simple.
You need to change only one file. You co empty top-level directory, then
update only that file. And edit and commit it.

 Andrey Repin ( 22.02.2010, <19:22>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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