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RE: CGI for repository administration

From: Wolf Josef <josef.wolf_at_siemens.com>
Date: 2003-01-08 09:34:26 CET

> Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@apache.org> writes:
> > > Seems simpler to just stat whatever the link points to,
> > > rather than
> > > the link itself. IOW, remove the APR_FINFO_LINK. Since we aren't
> > > interested in links right now, this is the simplest answer.
> > I have been using a modified version locally of io.c that
> > does exactly
> > that for a while now because I have a working copy whose top-level
> > directory is a symlink. Otherwise, svn fails on all operations in
> > that WC (wc is not a dir error).
> 3831 was committed for a reason. An actual bug had been encountered
> -- I don't remember what, but cmpilato may remember. We shouldn't
> just back it out.
>
> It may be that a flag to svn_io_check_path() (I know, I know, another
> flag) to control how to treat links is a good solution; since
> different callers have different needs, it may be the cleanest way to
> go.

So it turns out that it is not that broken-by-design as I originally
thought? OK, then I'll put together a patch and post it for review
tomorrow.

> Let's first see if Mike remembers what the problem was.

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