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Re: Symbolic link bug? Untouchable link files?

From: Josh Pieper <jjp_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2005-06-07 12:12:52 CEST

Karol Szkudlarek wrote:
>
> Hi!
>
> I have problem with my repos and symbolic links and develop cross
> platform Windows/Linux.
> I have repos with one sym link to directory created on Linux.
> My friend checkout (on Windows) repos and accidentaly touched link file,
> modified some other files and tried to commit chages... After those
> operations I was unable to fetch changes from repos to my working copy.

[ .... details .... ]

> svn up
> U link
> svn: In directory '.'
> svn: Unsupported special file type ''

Short answer:

svn rm svn+ssh://ksi/var/svn/testowy2/link

Then try to update and/or check out new working copies.

Long answer:

It looks like you corrupted the contents of the repository's 'link'
from from the Windows system, but I can't find a place in your
reproduction recipe that would do it. Could you produce an actual
script of the commands used on both systems?

-Josh

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