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Re: how to check in a symlink?

From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday_at_mindspring.com>
Date: 2004-04-04 17:41:54 CEST

On Sun, 4 Apr 2004, Travis P wrote:

> A comment in 667 does mention:
> "Front page now says Post-1.0."
> If you visit the front page, you'll see that now it's not mentioned
> whatsoever.

i was going to mention that, but i figured i'd already embarrassed myself
sufficiently by not knowing the status of symlinks in the first place. :-)

> I seem to remember it in the Post-1.0 feature-list.
> Checking the change log, I can see that it was removed 6 Mar 2004 with
> the comment "Remove the symbolic link plan; we don't really have one,
> and don't appear to be headed toward one either." That comment should
> probably go into the Issue.
> That's unfortunate, that's a feature that would be really useful.

uh ... yeah, since that's a common complaint about CVS. i'm curious --
how difficult is this? admittedly, i haven't thought about it very hard,
but does supporting symlinks really represent a level of complexity that
requires an actual "plan"?


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