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Re: vista network shortcuts

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-27 18:44:58 CET

Pete Harris wrote:
> Hi,
> I use tortoisesvn in Vista and have an issue when I use 'network shortcuts'
> These are basically links to samba shares on servers.
> If I want to checkout to a one of these shares I can do it when I use
> the full UNC path (e.g. \\server1\share1\path\to\file\workingCopy)
> But when I have a 'network share' called 'shortcut1' pointing at
> \\server1\share1\path\to\file and try to check out there, it doesn't work.
> Instead of creating the working copy on the server, it creates a new
> directory in
> C:\Users\<my_username>\appdata\roaming\microsoft\windows\network
> shortcuts\shortcut1\workingCopy
> I then have to use the command prompt to delete this directory.
> Just thought I'd report this issue.

That's the Vista redirection at work. Any program trying to access such
a shortcut will get automatically redirected to the new path (or get an
"access denied" error if the application persists on accessing the


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