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Re: Symlinks on windows

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-07-31 22:28:37 CEST

On 7/28/06, Flemming Frandsen <flfr@stibo.com> wrote:
> According to the faq <http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#symlinks>
> symlinks aren't supported on windows.
>
> I have a number of users on windows and I'd like to be able to symlink
> there as well, windows 2000 and later has a utility called linkd that
> will link directories and as that's what I want to do I think it would
> be perfect to be able to use that feature to simulate symlinks on windows.
>
> Are there any plans to add this to svn or should I look into adding it?

I am not aware of any such plans, and I suspect that there might be
some significant arguments against doing so, but if you want to try
feel free to bring a proposal to the dev list.

-garrett

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