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RE: Symbolic links and Samba

From: Méresse Christophe <christophe.meresse_at_nagra.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 18:09:03 +0100


> From: dglasser_at_gmail.com [mailto:dglasser_at_gmail.com] On
> Behalf Of David Glasser
> Sent: jeudi, 21. février 2008 17:29
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Méresse Christophe
> <christophe.meresse_at_nagra.com> 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 we generally support cross-platform shared working copies?
> For example, if you have files with svn:eol-style=native,
> will updating in such a thing break them?

Well, I understand what you mean.
For the svn:eol-style=native, I don't know what would be the behavior, we do not use svn:eol-style, we prefer that Subversion leaves the files as they are.

In general Subversion works well with a cross-platform working copy (except sometime some permission problems in the .svn directories on unix side) so I've never wondered what was the official policy about this.

So, as I understand it's not supported. Could it be supported in a future release ?

Christophe Méresse

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