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Re: question on symbolic links and windows

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 00:10:58 -0500

On Sep 17, 2008, at 13:03, Steve Whitson wrote:

> Yep... you are correct, I'm getting exactly what the documentation
> states. I kept reading it the way I wanted to hear it skipping
> over the "whose contents are the path to which" part. Not allowing
> files as externals

Just to clarify, it's not that Subversion is intentionally
disallowing externals to work with files; it's just that nobody's
programmed it yet.


> and not supporting (on windows) symlink replacement with real
> content is going to make things tough as a replacement for clearcase.

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