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RE: RE: Symlinks on Win32...

From: Gale, David <David.Gale_at_Hypertherm.com>
Date: 2006-02-01 16:12:21 CET

Duke Tantiprasut wrote:
>> What does svn delete of one of the files do? What if one is
>> changed and the other deleted?
>
> DUKE> delete on the link (i.e. svn://../bar/file2) removes the link.
> It does not remove the original file. If you remove the original
> file, all symlinks are also removed.

Actually, I would say that the file persists in the repository until all
links to it are removed, similar to how pointers work in C/C++ (and
various other languages). There shouldn't be anything "special" about
the original location of the file.

-David

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