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Re: Broken repository: Unsupported special file type '#!'

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-03 02:24:39 CET

On Mar 3, 2006, at 02:12, John Pye wrote:

> Come to think of it, it's possible that the working directory had been
> checked out with cygwin svn, and then I was trying to commit using
> TortoiseSVN.
> I guess the question then is: how does TortoiseSVN handle symlinks,
> and
> how does standard cygwin svn handle symlinks, and is it possible that
> these are incompatible? And what aobut the path-mangling that happens
> between cygwin, msys, and windows?

TortoiseSVN cannot handle symlinks because Windows cannot handle
symlinks. It's probably a Very Bad Idea to mix environments like
that. I'd recommend using a working copy only from one environment at
a time, if the working copy contains symlinks at all, because of the
different and incompatible ways in which the two environments treat

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