Suggestion for http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch03s04.html
Brian W. Fitzpatrick
fitz at red-bean.com
Sun Mar 6 11:31:56 CST 2005
On Mar 6, 2005, at 8:16 AM, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Stefan Lasiewski wrote:
>> I find Chapter 3 section 4 a little confusing.
>> In http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch03s04.html,
>> the book gives the following command:
>> $ svn checkout http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk
>> 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 http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn
> 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.
Hmm. Maybe this would be better:
$ svn checkout http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk subversion
That would check it out into a directory named 'subversion'.
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