Suggestion for

Max Bowsher maxb at
Sun Mar 6 08:16:22 CST 2005

Stefan Lasiewski wrote:
> Greetings,
> I find Chapter 3 section 4 a little confusing.
> In,
> the book gives the following command:
>  $ svn checkout
>  A  trunk/subversion.dsw
>    (... snip ...)
> This checks out the SVN repository into the local
> directory ./trunk. Is that what you intended?
> Shouldn't we be checking the code into a directory
> like ./svn instead, like this:
> svn checkout

That command would check out a copy of the trunk, a copy of every active 
branch and a copy of every tag of subversion! I.e., that would be many many 
megabytes. I'm pretty sure that's not what you really want to do.


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