Suggestion for http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch03s04.html
maxb at ukf.net
Sun Mar 6 08:16:22 CST 2005
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.
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