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Re: 1.1.0-rc1 symlink problem

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-06 04:57:08 CEST

On Thu, 2004-08-05 at 21:43, David Kewley wrote:

> I notice that in .svn/, the symlinks are still referred to as
> "kind=file" in entries, and as "svn:special" in the corresponding file
> in props/. In short, the symlink problem is corrected but the
> administrative naming issues that are discussed in issue 1986 (insofar
> as I understand them) remain.

The issues in 1986 are about the enumerated 'svn_node_special' existing
as a value for svn_node_kind_t. It has nothing to do with the
svn:special property, nor the general strategy of having the repository
store symlinks as files. That's not likely to change.

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