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Re: Windows symbolic links (was: Re: Shared files between projects)

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 11:14:00 -0500

On Jan 7, 2008 11:06 AM, Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com> wrote:
> --On Monday, January 07, 2008 12:23 PM +0000 "Roth, Pierre"
> <pierre.roth_at_covidien.com> wrote:
> > On platforms other than Windows, symlinks
> > could do the stuff but unfortunately I didn't choose mine... and finally
> > got Windows :-(
> Windows has something like a symlink, but I don't think Subversion has the
> ability to use it. Perhaps open a feature request for it.
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS_symbolic_link>

The more desirable option as it is most like UNIX symlinks. But leaves
non-Vista/Server2K8 users out in the cold.

> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS_junction_point>

Is fraught with warnings, odd behaviors & "not safe for..."

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