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Re: Symbolic links in svn

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 06:35:50 -0400

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 05:21, shravana kumar <shravanakumar_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Does subversion support symbolic links ?
>
> In unix, i have a file which is linked to a file in a different folder
>
> for example: 1.c -> ../1.c
>
> In unix, I am able to see the contents of 1.c in both the places.
>
> where as in windows, When i open the file 1.c i am seeing the contents as follows.
>
> link ../1.c
>
> what is the issue ? If subversion does not support symbolic links, is there any workaround exist to see the contents of link in windows and vice-versa.

Subversion supports symlinks on OSes & filesystems that support it.
Until Vista's version of NTFS, Windows did not handle symlinks. What
you're seeing is the workaround for Windows.

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