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Re: Svn status and NT Junction points

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-05-28 19:06:09 CEST

I had similar problems, yes. I think a recent change in APR should fix
this. Up to then, APR was always reporting reparse points as symbolic
links, but should now do that only if specifically asked to do so.
Haven't tested it yet, though.

Mark Watts wrote:

>Has anyone else tried to work with Subversion Working Copies using NTFS
>(Win2K&WinXP) Junction Points. I am having problems getting it to work.
>Here is the setup
>Where each 'src' directory is a full working copy checked out from
>Subversion. Now due to build requirements that I can not control the 'src'
>directory must be at the root of the drive, in my case d:
>Now I realize that I can use svn switch to switch my working copy around but
>I find it more convenient (esp. with 80 Gig drives today) to just have
>multiple working copies available and use the one I need for the current
>task. I set up a python script that will map '\wccopies\trunk\src' to
>'\src' so the build process will work. If I need to move to a different
>task on one of my branches the script can simply change the directory
>junction to point to the correct working copy and everything is setup.
>However it subversion does not seem to like directory junctions.
>When I go in an change a file in the '\src' directory tree and then run 'svn
>status' in '\svn' I get wrong information. At least I think it is wrong.
>Here is the table of the results that I get:
>Dir\Command Result
>\src\svn status "~ S ." // obstruction and switch
>\src\svn diff yields the correct
> diff of changed files
>\wccopies\trunk\src\svn status yields the correct
> status report of changed files
>\wccopies\trunk\\src\svn diff yields the correct
> diff of changed files
>Any ideas about what might be going wrong?
>PS: Junction is a free tool that you can obtain from
>http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/source/misc.shtml#junction or if you have
>the Win2K Resource Kit you can also use the linkd program to create the
>directory junction.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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