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Re: Symbolic link bug? Untouchable link files?

From: Josh Pieper <jjp_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2005-06-07 12:34:49 CEST

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

Was the remove successful? Does 'svn ls' show that 'link' is still
present in HEAD? If so, try removing it again. Show me the
transcript of your 'svn rm' command.

-Josh

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