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

From: BUCHMULLER Norbert <norbi_at_nix.hu>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 09:44:48 +0200

On Sat, 13 Sep 2008 19:14:46 -0400 Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote:

> This is finally fixed in r33063. Norbert, thanks again for the
> reprduction recipe. As you can see from
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3282
>
> it revealed a deeper bug in our working copy code, one that could cause
> the working copy to become unknowingly out of sync with the repository.
> It's good to get things like that fixed :-).

I'm glad that I could help. Thanks for the quick response, and the
thorough examination of the problem. I never imagined that it could have
such a deep-laying cause.. It's a good feeling to know that the
Subversion developers are thorough, careful and responsive like this.

PS: Regarding the reproduction recipe, part of the credits go for Eric
Hanchrow, as I used his reproduction recipe (posted to issue 2064) as the
base for mine.

norbi

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