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Re: [Subclipse-users] Subclipse does not handle versioned symbolic links properly

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 12:29:20 -0400

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 12:26 PM, Hendrik Maryns
<qwizv9b02_at_sneakemail.com> wrote:

> I have some symbolic links to directories under version control. I had to
> resort to the command line to commit them, since Subversion wouldn't. Now
> it shows them with the 'edited' star all the time, even though the files
> beneath them are up to date.
> Elaborate:
> Directory structure:
> project/src/<my java files>
> _______/bin/<eclipse puts class files here>
> _______/makefiles
> _________________/Linux/makefile (same for Windows and Mac)
> _______/MonaSearch
> __________________/link to makefiles
> __________________/link to src
> __________________/<other files needed for building, such as README>
> _______/<build script and other stuff>
> All of this under version control.
> After a commit, src is free of change markers, but the link below MonaSearch
> has one. It points at files which were changed once (probably at the time I
> committed the link), but no longer now.

Are you using JavaHL? I know SVNKit has historically had a hard time
dealing with symlinks properly.

Subclipse just relies on information we return from the SVN API's we
are calling.

Mark Phippard
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