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Re: upgrade working copy to 1.8 on windows 7 when repository has linux symlinks

From: Lars Tiefland <ltiefland_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:50:16 +0200

Hi Tobi,

the best way is to install SVN 1.8 on the Linux machine and do a "svn
cleanup" on that end of the line. Thereafter everything should be fine for
both Windows and Linux.

Live Long And Prosper,

Lars Tiefland

2014-10-03 8:07 GMT+02:00 Tobi Delbruck <tobi_at_ini.phys.ethz.ch>:

> We have a large repository that is used both under windows and linux.
> Parts of the repository have lots of symlinks that are part of a chip IC
> design kit. We cannot easily change or remove these symlinks. But now when
> we use TSVN 1.8.8 to try to upgrade the repository working copy under
> windows in order to use SVN 1.8, the cleanup fails because of the linux
> symlinks. Under windows 7 on NTFS true symlinks are supported however. So
> what can we do about this. Do we need a fresh windows checkout?
> Thanks! /Tobi
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