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Re: Are we going to use svn_wc__db_kind_symlink?

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 13:47:17 -0400

The intent would be to migrate svn:special nodes into kind_symlink for
storage and use throughout wc, and then back to svn:special at the
"edge". It's a much more sane way to handle symlinks. (especially if
you've ever looked at the svn_subst.h handling for this stuff!)

Will we get it done for 1.7? Unclear.

My preference is to continue coding as if kind_symlink is used, to
make it easier to add that final bit of code. If we take too many
"symlink isn't used shortcuts", then when we *do* enable the code,
there will be a bunch of gotchas.

Cheers,
-g

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:41, Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> As far as I can tell we are not yet using svn_wc__db_kind_symlink for
> versioned symlinks, they are still stored as svn_wc__db_kind_file.  Is
> this going to change at some point?
>
> --
> Philip
>
Received on 2010-06-04 19:47:55 CEST

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