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Re: merge and symlink problem (issue 2064?)

From: Brian Buesker <bbuesker_at_qualcomm.com>
Date: 2005-05-06 00:39:12 CEST

erh@swapsimple.com wrote:

> I just ran into a problem with merging a symlink where I got a message
>saying that the symlink "has unexpectedly changed special status".
> I searched through the mailing lists for a bit, which eventually
>pointed me over to bug #2064. That seems to describe exactly the
>problem I'm seeing. It also claims that the problem is fixed in r12025.
>I'm using:
>>svn --version
>svn, version 1.1.4 (r13838)
> compiled May 5 2005, 21:30:38
>huh? So is it fixed or isn't it?
I believe it is only fixed in the 1.2.x branch as the fix required some
API changes.

>One thing that I didn't see mentioned anywhere is the workaround:
> I was able to manually create the symlink (based on exactly what
>is in the file that was where the symlink should have been) and it
>seemed to work.
Yep, that's exactly the workaround I am using as well.


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