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Symlink on Win32

From: Stanislav Spiridonov <Stanislav.Spiridonov_at_borland.com>
Date: 2005-06-23 12:22:50 CEST

>Subversion 1.1 (and later) has the ability to put a symlink under
version control, via the usual svn add command.

>Details: the Subversion repository has no internal concept of a
symlink.
>It stores a "versioned symlink" as an ordinary file >with an
'svn:special'
>property attached. The svn client (on unix) sees the property and
>translates the file into a symlink in the working copy. Win32 has no
symlinks, so a
>win32 client won't do any such translation: the object appears as a
normal file.

It is not true. The NTFS 5.0 (Win 2000/XP) supports the SymLinks (knows
also as "directory junctions"). So are you going to support synlinks on
Win32 in the next releses?

_________________________________________
Stanislav Spiridonov

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