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Re: cannot copy broken symlink

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 00:25:20 -0500

On Oct 19, 2008, at 22:16, Jack Bates wrote:

> I want to report an issue in Subversion. It is possible to add a
> broken
> symlink to a repository, but it is not possible to copy a broken
> symlink
> in a working copy:
> ket% svnadmin create test
> ket% svn co file:///home/jablko/test work
> Checked out revision 0.
> ket% cd work
> ket% ln -s bogus test
> ket% svn add test
> A test

While this is weird and sounds like a bug, I wanted to point out it
works fine if you "svn commit" first at this point.

> ket% svn cp test copy
> svn: Can't open file 'test': No such file or directory
> ket%

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