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Re: Intro and questions

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-08-02 16:35:40 CEST

Yoshiki Hayashi <yoshiki@xemacs.org> writes:

> <peter.westlake@arm.com> writes:
>
> > I think we may be talking at cross-purposes. What I mean is that
> > if we have two programs foo and bar that both use a library lib,
> > and I check out foo, giving me:
> >
> > foo/foo.c
> > foo/lib/lib.c
> >
> > and I edit foo/lib/lib.c and check it in,
> > you should then be able to check out bar and get
> >
> > bar/bar.c
> > bar/lib/lib.c
> >
> > with my changes to lib.c. I haven't seen anything in the
> > Subversion documentation to suggest that this can be done.
>
> If this is the goal, I think this can be implemented easily
> by adding 'link' node kind to subversion filesystem.

Yoshiki is right. We do intend to support symbolic links in the
filesystem someday. It seems like this is all we'd need.

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