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Symbolic Link support in Vista

From: Joel Low <joel_at_joelsplace.sg>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 09:44:24 +0800



I’d like to check with you guys – Vista has brought in Symbolic link support (and hard links have been present since Win2k IIRC). I’ve got a file or two under version control that are repeated because they are configuration files so I’ve just symlinked them together. When committing I get errors:


Commit succeeded, but other errors follow:

Error bumping revisions post-commit (details follow):

In directory 'D:\Development\Libraries\foo\bar'

Error processing command 'committed' in 'D:\Development\Libraries\foo\bar'

Error comparing

'D:\Development\Libraries\foo\bar\setup.h' and 'D:\Development\Libraries\foo\bar\.svn\text-base\setup.h.svn-base'

Symbolic links are not supported on this platform


Is this an issue that I should be checking with the Subversion developers instead? And if so – how will TSVN handle such a scenario?





Received on 2008-06-28 03:44:54 CEST

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