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Re: svn_load_dirs question

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-12-03 06:53:02 CET

On Dec 1, 2005, at 16:11, Kent Borg wrote:

> At the moment I am trying to import a serious of source snapshots for
> a project that didn't use any source control. I have things mostly
> working, importing files with svn_load_dirs, even hacking comments to
> note the file's original date. So far, so good.
>
> But I am tripping on symbolic links. svn_load_dirs complains:
>
> /usr/bin/svn_load_dirs: skipping loading file 'vex' of type 'l'.

For some reason I can't seem to get explained, svn_load_dirs doesn't
deal with symlinks out of the box. You have to apply this patch to
make it work:

http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-02/0611.shtml

See this bug report:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2241

I needed to import old project snapshots with symlinks too, and the
patch helped me out and worked fine.

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