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RE: bug candidate: replacing symlink with other symlink turns to plain file on merge

From: Bert Huijben \(TCG\) <b.huijben_at_competence.biz>
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2008 17:04:55 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Karl Fogel [mailto:kfogel_at_red-bean.com]
> Sent: zaterdag 6 september 2008 6:29
> To: dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: bug candidate: replacing symlink with other symlink turns
> to plain file on merge
>
> Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> writes:
> > So, turns out the problem is not in the merge at all, but in the
> second
> > commit -- it never tacks on the "svn:special" property at all, even
> > though a symbolic link is being committed. Run this repro script and
> > the problem will be obvious:
>
> Btw, note that the property is still present locally. IOW, working
> copy
> and repository are out of sync afterwards :-). Nice, huh?
>
> I've added the appropriate comments to issue #3282 and assigned it to
> myself.

Walter Hop (from Slik) experienced about the same issue a few weeks ago.
Polling him on his issue I learned he had created a nearly identical test
script (http://u.lfms.nl/replacing_a_symlink.txt)

        Bert

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