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Re: svn commit: r31159 - in trunk/subversion: libsvn_wc tests/cmdline

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.co.il>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 23:34:12 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Paul Burba wrote on Wed, 14 May 2008 at 16:17 -0400:
> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be> wrote:
> > Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >> kfogel_at_tigris.org wrote on Tue, 13 May 2008 at 12:53 -0700:
> >>> + os.symlink('beta_broken', link_path)
> >>
> >> This breaks the Windows builtbod:
> >>
> >> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'symlink'
> >> FAIL: merge_tests.py 96: merge with broken symlinks in target
> >
> > Should this test even run on Windows?
>
> I don't think so. While Vista claims to have "true" symbolic links,
> the closest thing XP seems to have is NTFS junction points (which can
> only point to directories). But the utility to create junction
> points, linkd.exe, isn't part of any standard XP install, it is
> available only in the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools download.
> So I think we are safe skipping this test on Windows. Any
> objections?
>

+1, by analogy with special_tests.

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