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Re: Symlinks on Win32...

From: ALIBERTI Emanuele <aliberti_at_tecnest.it>
Date: 2006-02-01 09:34:11 CET

Duke Tantiprasut wrote:
> I think it would be good if SVN can natively support symlinks within its
> internal repository tree and manage it itelf rather than relying on the file
> system that is checked out on.
>
>
Hi Duke,

many see Subversion as a meta-file system and from a theoretical point
of view it actually is, therefore mapping/supporting internally as many
special features as real file system have out there is the way to go, imho.

For instance, just listing what comes to mind now:
- hard links/aliased names (*nix/win-ntfs)
- symbolic links/reparse points (*unix/win-ntfs)
- multiple data streams (mac/win-ntfs)
- revision (vms)
- ...

ea

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