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Re: Symbolic Link support in Vista

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 09:35:59 +0200

Joel Low wrote:
> Hello,
>
>
>
> 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?

Yes, you should ask on the Subversion mailing list about that. I would
even suspect that this issue would need to be resolved in the apr library.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-06-28 09:36:15 CEST

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