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Re: [BUG] wcroot symlinks

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 17:10:53 -0700

On 25.07.2011 16:53, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> Try the following:
> [[[
> $ svn co $REPO $WC
> $ ln -s $WC $WC2
> $ svn st $WC2
> svn: warning: W155007: '/Users/Hyrum/dev/test/blah' is not a working copy
> ]]]
>
> I would expect the above to fail if creating a symlink to some
> directory deep within the working copy, but symlinking the root should
> make the .svn directory easy to find. I'm puzzled by the above
> result. (This is on Mac OS X.)

Very, very old issue; the is_wc_dir looks for regular dirs and doesn't
handle symlinks. For the same reason, on Windows, a working copy whose
root is mounted as a new drive will not work.

Should be an issue in the tracker about this somewhere.

-- Brane
Received on 2011-07-26 02:11:31 CEST

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