Checking out files
Checking out code from a repository requires three separate actions.
Check out files
Check out the actual files from the repository
Get the change log entries
Get the events for the changed files, including the name of the files, user who changed them and when it happened.
Store change log to file
Saves the change log events to a changelog.xml file.
For more information on how the change log works in Hudson, please see the Change log page.