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Re: Is it possible to tell subversion to follow wc symlinks instead of versioning them?

From: Aleksey Nogin <aleksey_at_nogin.org>
Date: 2005-09-19 21:08:25 CEST

On 19.09.2005 08:11, Phillip Susi wrote:

> I believe this is another symptom of a bug I reported a few months ago
> and is still in the tracker. See:
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2284 for more
> information.
>
> Due to the bug in io.c subversion can not properly handle symlinks to
> directories because it always thinks a symlink is a file.

Thanks a lot for the pointer! For now, I've concocted something using
svn:externals - I figured out that if one has an externals declaration
of the form "foo/bar ...", then "foo" (but not "bar"!) can be a symlink.
Obviously, this is very suboptimal, but works...

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