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Re: Extended Attribute Support (was Re: Mac OS X "resource fork" support)

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2005-08-14 15:23:58 CEST

On 2005-08-13 21:56:51 +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
> Eric Gorr wrote:
> >Again, based on my understanding, support for extended attributes will
> >be 'increasingly useful'. If some file system does not support such
> >things, it really isn't a problem...subversion can just not look for
> >such things on those file systems.
> Yes, but it must represent them somehow in the working copy.

Yes, as properties. Isn't this similar to symlink support?
Is the size would be the only problem?

Another solution would be to use filenames with '$' since they
are forbidden in Subversion.

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