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Re: Problem (bug) around symbolically linked (Windows 7) and junctioned (Windows XP) directories

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 16:15:17 +0200

Am 15.09.2010 15:58, schrieb Peter Koves:
> Suppose I have an SVN working copy located at E:\SVN\Work. I now create a
>
> * on Windows XP 32 bit a junction (aka reparse point)
> * on Windows 7 64 bit a symbolic link (which of course is just a
> slightly different kind of reparse point)
>
> to C:\...\Desktop\MyStuff\SVNWorkingCopy (software used to do this in
> both cases is NTFSLink, but there are others that could be used).
>
> The resulting directory properly shows the Tortoise icon overlays and
> everything /inside /the directory works fine. However all Tortoise
> operations (e.g., commit or update) on the link itself fail and have to
> be performed on the link target.
>
> Obviously not a show stopper, but annoying.

AFAIK this isn't a problem with TortoiseSVN, see
<http://tortoisesvn.net/node/293>

Felix

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