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Re: [PATCH] Fix for reverting broken softlinks

From: David O'Shea <david.oshea_at_s3group.com>
Date: 2007-11-23 15:51:40 CET

Any chance of including this fix in 1.4.6?



On 17/10/2007 08:35, David O'Shea wrote:
> Hi,
> The attached patch fixes the case where you're trying to revert a
> working copy with broken softlinks. Steps to reproduce the existing
> problem are as follows:
> $ touch foo
> $ ln -s foo bar
> $ svn add foo bar
> $ svn ci -m "Adding link for testing purposes."
> $ ln -sf fish bar
> $ svn revert bar
> This will result in the error message:
> svn: Can't open file 'bar': No such file or directory
> [[[
> Fix for reverting WC with broken softlinks.
> * subversion/libsvn_wc/questions.c
> (compare_and_verify): Do not attempt to read untranslated special files.
> ]]]
> Regards,
> David.

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