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Re: symlinks in Windows

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 21:30:34 +0200

On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 12:02:31PM -0700, David Player wrote:
> My company uses symlinks with svn quite a bit, but the symlinks are always broken in Windows. This has been the case since svn 1.1 or 1.2. Links have been supported in Windows since 2000, and improved in Vista in early 2007. The mklink utility has been included since Vista.
>
> Is there a workaround for this issue? Has it been fixed recently?

Unfortunately it is not trivial to add support for NTFS junctions
to Subversion.

See http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3570
and in particular this post indirectly linked from it:
http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=1065&dsMessageId=2416457
Received on 2011-07-06 21:31:11 CEST

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