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Issue with Junction and SubWCRev on Windows XP SP3

From: Kris Modrak <kris.modrak_at_locatacorp.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 16:56:28 +1000

I have noticed an issue where SubWCRev doesn't recognise junctions
(http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896768.aspx) as working
copies.

 

However, svn command line client happily recognises junctions as working
copies (see below).

 

I came across a post on the mailing list claiming that suggests that
subversion doesn't support *symlinks* on Windows XP
(http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=4061&dsMessageId=
1102822&orderBy=createDate&orderType=desc). This no longer seems to be the
case.

 

I'm using TortoiseSVN 1.6.5, Build 16974 - 32 Bit , 2009/08/20 08:13:46.

 

/cygdrive/c/build/code

$ SubWCRev .

SubWCRev .

SubWCRev : 'c:\build' is not a working copy

 

/cygdrive/c/build/code

$ svn info

svn info

Path: .

URL: http://subversion.company.com/code/branches/v3r5

Repository Root: http://subversion. company.com

Repository UUID: c48e6c2e-be06-0410-91ba-c368d518e742

Revision: 5446

Node Kind: directory

Schedule: normal

...

 

And here is the junction related information

 

/cygdrive/c/build/code

$ C:/junction .

C:/junction .

 

Junction v1.05 - Windows junction creator and reparse point viewer

Copyright (C) 2000-2007 Mark Russinovich

Systems Internals - http://www.sysinternals.com

 

c:\build\code: JUNCTION

   Substitute Name: c:\working\code\v3r5

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