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Re: Symlink handling in svn status broken

From: Phillip Susi <psusi_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: 2005-09-22 20:29:39 CEST

Philip Martin wrote:
> I'm not sure that qualifies as a bug, you are disrupting the versined
> filesystem. Subversion assumes that versioned files are files and
> that versioned directories are directories. If you deliberately break
> those assumptions it's not surprising things don't work.

The versioned directory IS still a directory, it just has been moved and
replaced with a symbolic link to the new location. Shouldn't subversion
follow the symbolic link transparently to the versioned directory?

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Received on Thu Sep 22 20:35:18 2005

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