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Re: Symbolic links and Samba

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 11:27:26 -0500

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 10:31 AM, <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> Marc Haisenko <haisenko_at_comdasys.com> wrote on 02/21/2008 09:16:36 AM:
>
> > On Thursday 21 February 2008, Méresse Christophe wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I encountered a problem with the way windows treats symbolic links
> (real
> > ones) through samba.
> > >
> > > * Checkout a project containing symbolic links on a unix client and
> export
> > the workspace through Samba.
> > > * Do a "svn status" or a "svn commit" on a windows client through
> Samba
> >
> > I'm just a user and this is just my opinion, but I think it's extremely
> > perverse to do something like that and breakage shouldn't be a surprise
> :-)
>
> Problem is, you can't update a working copy with a file in this state on
> any platform, and you can't change/remove the property without having
> a working copy.
>
> (See my thread in users on this exact same problem).
>
> The only option I can see is to remotely delete the file and start over.
>
> Supposedly the 1.5 'svn propset' command should be able to take a URL
> parameter now, but it complains about having to specify a "base revision",
> but the help doesn't explain what that is. (If you pass -r, it complains
> you shouldn't use a revision parameter.)

Use propedit.

--dave

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