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Re: Subversion 1.7 symlink problems

From: Fridtjof Busse <fbusse_at_gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:10:55 +0100

I opened # 4120.
The ticket does not contain a script, but reproduction should be simple enough, I hope I provided all the necessary info.
If not, I can send you the complete repo (contains only testing data).

* Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>:
>
> At a guess the problem here is that 'status' dereferences the symlink
> when it shouldn't or didn't, so I don't think this is related to #4091.
>
> Could you file a new issue for this? And, if possible, provide
> a reproduction script.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Daniel
>
>
> Fridtjof Busse wrote on Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 16:02:19 +0100:
> > Hi,
> >
> > we've started to test Subversion 1.7.3 on linux and noticed a somewhat
> drastaic change in svn behavior.
> > Our repo (also 1.7, a svnsync copy) contains a lot of symlinks and
> externals. Different from Subversion 1.6, every one of those symlinks shows up
> as "M" in "svn status".
> > "svn diff" chokes on those files (which point to an external dir), like
> this:
> > svn: E000021: Can't read file '/home/fbusse/repo/symlinktests/link': Is
> a directory
> >
> > "link" is a symlink to a directory one level up.
> >
> > "svn commit" also fails with this:
> > svn: E145001: Commit failed (details follow):
> > svn: E145001: Entry '/home/fbusse/repo/symlinktests/link' has
> unexpectedly changed special status
> >
> > Any ideas? It looks very much like a bug, might be related to issue
> 4091.
> >
> > Please CC me, thanks.
> >

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