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Re: svn commit failure

From: Roland Lammel <roland.lammel_at_atc.co.at>
Date: 2002-04-18 15:30:06 CEST

Are those features allready on the wishlist somewhere (issuezilla) are should
enter a "reminder"?

Now I'm really looking forward to subversion 1.1 ;-)

Cheers

+rl

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> Alexis Huxley <ahuxley@gmx.net> writes:
>
> > > Yes, many people want what you're talking about. We've discussed this
> > > feature before... we essentially need to implement the equivalent of
> > > soft-links within the svn repository filesystem. In past discussions,
> > > we've called them 'vnodes'. I don't think this feature will be part
> > > of svn 1.0, but probably will come soon thereafter.
> >
> > Will support for real symlinks be in 1.0?
> >
> > I tried archiving a tree with some in and though svn didn't complain,
> > they weren't there when I took it out again.
>
> Really, these are two totally different features:
>
> 1. detect/preserve symlinks in a working copy
> 2. implement symlinks *within* the repository filesystem.
>
> It's easy to get them confused. But yes, we plan to have both
> features eventually. I'm not sure if either feature is going to make
> it into 1.0 though. Trying to get 1.0 to match CVS's featureset is a
> big challenge as it is. After 1.0, there are a zillion ways to make
> SVN better. :-)

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