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Re: Does Tortoise support logical link in Unix?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 09:34:46 +0000

2009/1/14 Kevin <cykhung_at_gmail.com>:
> I have searched for "logical link" in this newsgroup but nothing comes
> up.
>
> I think svn supports logical link in linux and so my co-worker commits
> a logical link into svn and this works. However when I checkout the
> logical link from the repository using tortoise, it creates a file
> (the logical link points to a directory). I would think that since
> windows does not support logical link, tortoise would create the
> directory (pointed by the logical link) in my local workspace.

How could that possibly work? How would subversion know what to put in
that directory if it only stored a pointer to it?

> Is there anyway to get tortoise to create the directory pointed to by
> the logical link?

No, *nix links are not supported on Windows within Subversion.

Simon

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