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Mac OS X in a Nutshell by Chris Stone, Chuck Toporek, Jason McIntosh

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checkout

Synopsis

                        checkout
  [ -A ]
  [ -c | -s ]
  [ -d dir [ -N ] ]
  [ [ -D date | -r rev ] -f ]
  [ -j rev1 [ -j rev2 ] ]
  [ -k kflag ]
  [ -l | -R ]
  [ -n ]
  [ -p ]
  [ -P ]
  module 

Copy files from the repository to the sandbox.

The standard meanings of the common client options -D, -f, -k, -l, -r, and -R apply. Additional options are listed in Table 18-21.

Table 18-21. Checkout options

Option

Description

-A

Reset any sticky tags or dates.

-c

Copy the module file to standard output.

-d dir

Override the default directory name.

-j rev

Join branches together.

-N

Don’t shorten module paths.

-p

Pipe the files to standard output, with header lines between them showing the filename, RCS filename, and version.

-P

Prune empty directories.

-s

Show status for each module from the modules file.

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