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Re: links to files not created yet breaks checkout

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-06-12 18:16:52 CEST

On Sat, 2005-06-11 at 18:38 -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > svn: In directory 'test/admin_web/applet' svn: Can't move
> > 'test/admin_web/applet/jdom.jar.tmp' to
> > 'test/admin_web/applet/jdom.jar': No such file or directory
> >
> > The file jdom.jar.tmp is in the admin_web directory, and is a symlink
> > pointing to ../../applet/jdom.jar as it should.

> Maybe there's some flag we should be passing to APR when creating a
> symlink, saying it's okay if the target of the link doesn't exist? If
> no such flag is available, then we might have a more serious problem
> on our hands.

There should never be a problem creating a symlink pointing to a
nonexistent pathname, nor should there be a problem moving such a
symlink.

My guess is that we're getting tangled up in our file-moving helper
function, which is working around Windows permissions-related lossage.

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