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Re: Problems adding and committing linkd-ed folders

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2009 20:21:58 +0200

Ignacio González T. wrote:
> Not sure if this is a bug: perhaps I am "over-using" Tortoise, but who
> knows.
>
> I need something like the real links that Linux provides, but on Windows
> machines: I want to have a separate folder under my tree, and access
> that folder as a sub-folder of that tree.
>
> In ancient times (MS-DOS) I would do something like this
>
> mkdir C:\My\Project\AccessPoint
> join D:\Separate\Folder C:\My\Project\AccessPoint
>
> And then, dir C:\My\Project\AccessPoint (for instance) shows the
> contents of D:\Separate\Folder
>
> join no longer exists in Windows, so I tried linkd.exe (Provided by MS
> in some of their SDKs), and it did work the same as join did.
>
> Now, I can checkout a working copy over C:\My\Project\, and I can do:
>
> svn add C:\My\Project\AccessPoint
> svn commit C:\My\Project\AccessPoint
>
> and it does work!: it commits D:\Separate\Folder as if it were under
> C:\My\Project\AccessPoint.
>
> But if I perform the same operations with TortoiseSVN, I get an error.
> For instance, for commit (add behaves the same):
>
> Command Commit
> Error Commit failed (details follow):
> Error Entry 'C:\My\Project\AccessPoint' has unexpectedly changed special
> status
> Finished!

Does this happen too if you right-click on C:\My\Project\AccessPoint and
commit directly from there?

Stefan

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