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RE: connecting existing SVN projects which are symlinked

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-04-07 20:25:55 CEST

news <news@sea.gmane.org> wrote on 04/07/2005 02:14:43 PM:

> On Wed, 06 Apr 2005 22:00:09 +0200, Alexander Kitaev wrote:
>
> > Hello Edward,
> >
> >> I am pretty sure this is a subclipse issue as I've tried the
> >> JavaHL interface, the svn command line client interface, and
> >> the JavaSVN interface and all of them yield the same results.
> > Could you please turn on JavaSVN debug logging
> > (http://tmate.org/svn/logging.html) and send me the log file?
> > It could help to fix the problem or at least locate the exact reason
of it.
> >
>
> Log files are at http://www.outoforder.cc/downloads/logs/ one for each
of
> the backend providers for subclipse (javaHL, svn comandline client, and
> JavaSVN)
>
> this is with subclipse 0.9.29, javasvn 0.8.7.1, and subversion
> javaHL/command line client 1.1.4
>
> and since the error was the same in all of them it looks like it's
> something inside of subclipse, so how exactly do I enable more debugging
> in that?
>
> I'm running eclipse 3.1m5 on x86_64 with JDK 1.5

I do not think this is necessarily a bug. What happens in Subclipse is it
looks at the Project folder from your workspace, and runs a Subversion API
to retrieve the status. If Subversion tells us the item is not versioned,
then we go through the wizard to create a new project in Subversion. If
it returns SVN info, then we let you hook it back up. It sounds like if
that folder is a symlink to another folder, the API is not returning that
info to us. We are not doing any fancy logic here, we are just asking
Subversion if that folder is versioned.

Is there any reason you need to use Symlinks for this. Eclipse has the
ability to just work with projects in a different location and this all
works fine with Subclipse. Just do Import -> Existing Project into
Workspace, then point it at your project. Eclipse will then allow you to
work with that project as if it were in your workspace, and when you do
Team -> Share Project it should ask to hook it up automatically.

Mark

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