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Re: how to check in a symlink?

From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday_at_mindspring.com>
Date: 2004-04-04 17:58:11 CEST

On Sun, 4 Apr 2004, John Peacock wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > 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"?
> It is not trivial. Just the fact that Subversion is portable to operating
> systems that do not natively support symlinks is but one difficulty. It will
> probably require a schema change to store symlinks in the DB, as well as code in
> the libsvn_wc library (one of the most complex) to handle it.

ok, i feel suitably chastised. :-) now i can just go back to moping about
duke losing to uconn last night. grrrr .....


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