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Re: Symbolic links and Samba

From: <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 10:48:44 -0600

dglasser_at_gmail.com wrote on 02/21/2008 10:27:26 AM:
> 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.

Ok, that allows me to set it to "", but I get the warning of:
  svn: warning: To turn off the svn:special property, use 'svn propdel';
  setting the property to '' will not turn it off.

And I still can't check it out into a working copy to remove it, and
'svn propdel' complains about a missing base revision, just like 'svn
propset'.

Kevin R.

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