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Re: Symbolic link bug? Untouchable link files?

From: Karol Szkudlarek <karol_at_mikronika.com.pl>
Date: 2005-06-07 12:46:27 CEST

Josh Pieper wrote:
> 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.

Remove performed OK. Now I can checkout new working copy... Thank you.
> -Josh
>
>
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