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Re: Feature request

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-13 20:21:02 CEST

On 9/13/07, Edward Lau <edwardlau@vesllc.com> wrote:
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> Hi Good Folks:
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> Tortoise SVN should make Unix symbolic links and MS-Window short-cut
> interoperable. At present, Unix links are converted into a text file.
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> My use case:
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> We operate in both MS-Window and Linux environment.
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> Documents and scripts are developed in both environments.
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> To reduce duplication, symbolic links are used in our Linux environment and
> also checked the links into SVN. For us these links are all pointing to a
> common parent directory within the same repository.
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> When my user check-out or update a project in a MS-Window' environment,
> these Unix links should be converted into a MS-Windows short-cut.
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> When my user check a MS-Window short-cut and commit them into the
> repository, they should be converted into a Linux symbolic link.

Windows Shortcuts are not symlinks, they aren't even close. Attempting
to use one as a substitute for the other is a bad idea.

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