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Re: Symbolic link in subversion?

From: Andreas Schweigstill <andreas_at_schweigstill.de>
Date: 2007-03-02 14:26:48 CET


ying lcs schrieb:
> Is it possible for me to add symbolic link (instead of files) to
> subversion on linux?

Yes. When Subversion detects a symbolic link it uses the svn:special
property, but this should be transparent to the "normal" user.

> And will that be a problem if that link points to an actual file in
> subversion?


When checking out a symbolic link on a MS Windows system it will be
shown as a text file which contains the value of the symbolic link.

Andreas Schweigstill

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