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Re: Symlinks show up as "blocked" in Windows

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 01:10:19 -0500

On Jul 31, 2009, at 17:36, Jim Garrison wrote:

> version 1.6.3 (r38063)
> Scenario:
> 1) A repository containing files checked in from Linux, some of
> which are symbolic links.
> 2) The repository is checked out on a Windows system
> 3) On Windows the links show up as "shortcut" objects (not a
> problem). However,
> 4) svn status lists all the symlinks as "blocked" (status character
> '~') and TortoiseSVN shows them as having local modifications.
> Is this working as expected?

I do not use Windows, but I understood that what you should see is a
text file containing the string "link " followed by the path to the
location the symlink points to. I don't know what could be causing
these to appear as actual Windows shortcuts for you. Do the shortcuts
actually work?


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