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[Subclipse-users] Re: Subclipse does not handle versioned symbolic links properly

From: Hendrik Maryns <qwizv9b02_at_sneakemail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:43:55 +0200

Mark Phippard schreef:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 12:26 PM, Hendrik Maryns
> <qwizv9b02_at_sneakemail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have some symbolic links to directories under version control. I had to
>> resort to the command line to commit them, since Subversion wouldn't. Now
>> it shows them with the 'edited' star all the time, even though the files
>> beneath them are up to date.
>>
>> Elaborate:
>>
>> Directory structure:
>> project/src/<my java files>
>> _______/bin/<eclipse puts class files here>
>> _______/makefiles
>> _________________/Linux/makefile (same for Windows and Mac)
>> _______/MonaSearch
>> __________________/link to makefiles
>> __________________/link to src
>> __________________/<other files needed for building, such as README>
>> _______/<build script and other stuff>
>>
>> All of this under version control.
>>
>> After a commit, src is free of change markers, but the link below MonaSearch
>> has one. It points at files which were changed once (probably at the time I
>> committed the link), but no longer now.
>
> Are you using JavaHL? I know SVNKit has historically had a hard time
> dealing with symlinks properly.
>
> Subclipse just relies on information we return from the SVN API's we
> are calling.

I use SVNKit indeed. JavaHL is not available. I’d rather not install
it, but if this bothers me too much, I’ll give it a try.

H.

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Hendrik Maryns
http://tcl.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/~hendrik/
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Received on 2008-06-12 10:44:32 CEST

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