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Re: how to check in a symlink?

From: Jeff Bowden <jlb_at_houseofdistraction.com>
Date: 2004-04-04 19:45:51 CEST

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.

What OS besides windows doesn't support symlinks?

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