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Re: svn:needs-lock and symbolic links (svn:special) wedge repository

From: Jani Averbach <jaa_at_jaa.iki.fi>
Date: 2005-06-03 18:22:21 CEST

On 2005-06-03 10:37-0400, Greg Franks wrote:

Thanks for your report, would I like to ask few question:

> Setting svn:needs-lock on a symbolic link causes grief when trying to
> do a pristine checkout of a repository:
>
> % rm -rf petri-results
> % svn update
> A petri-results
> A petri-results/A01.p
> A petri-results/open1.p
> ...
> A petri-results/priority-1.p
> A petri-results/set5.p
> svn: In directory 'petri-results'
> svn: Can't change read-write perms of file 'petri-results/A01.in': No such file or directory
>

Which one of these added objects is the symlink? And are you sure that
the destination of the link is also under version control?

One another person also has reported this, and I have reproduced this
few times, but we don't have a reliable regression test for that.

BR, Jani

-- 
Jani Averbach
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