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Re: Symbolic link bug? Untouchable link files?

From: Karol Szkudlarek <karol_at_mikronika.com.pl>
Date: 2005-06-07 12:27:06 CEST

Josh Pieper wrote:
> Karol Szkudlarek wrote:
>>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.

I can't checkout new working copy... :-(

svn co returns error:

C:\tmp>svn co svn+ssh://ksi/var/svn/testowy2 testowy4
A testowy4\a
A testowy4\link
svn: In directory 'testowy4'
svn: Unsupported special file type ''

> 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?

$ svn co svn+ssh://ksi/var/svn/testowy2
$ cd testowy2
$ touch testowy2 // HERE!
$ svn ci -m "test win"

You only need to TOUCH a file then file has attribute M...


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Received on Tue Jun 7 12:29:56 2005

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