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Re: how to make svn _follow_ symbolic links?

From: Soren 'Frank' Munch <sm_sbv_at_u5.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 20:34:59 +0700

Hi

Misha wrote:
> Because hard links don't work for folders

Right, but again, if you want to include a folder that may be symlinked from
different projects, there be an issue with the .svn-folders placed in this
directory? Now these will be updated by two or more projects, but that could
never work?!

Best,
Frank

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 8:03 PM, Misha Aizatulin <avatar_at_hot.ee> wrote:

> > why not try using a hard link?
>
> Because hard links don't work for folders and also because they don't
> work across filesystems. Also someone during the discussion was
> mentioning that hard links might not work too, because on update svn
> removes the file completely and replaces it with a new version.
>
> Misha
>
>

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