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Re: Windows junctions are not supported in Subversion 1.8.0 anymore

From: Thorsten Schöning <tschoening_at_am-soft.de>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 08:34:09 +0200

Guten Tag Bert Huijben,
am Donnerstag, 25. Juli 2013 um 15:04 schrieben Sie:

> In 1.7 we didn't try reading symlinks for opening a working copy, while in
> 1.8 and trunk we do try to read the symlink. So working copies that did work
> in 1.7 are not working any more.

> I would call that a regression.

Is there any chance left that the old behavior gets restored within
the lifetime of 1.8.x? Should I file a bug that people can vote for?
Shouldn't it be enough to remove the check for symlink support on
Windows and let Windows handle everything on it's own?

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

Thorsten Schöning

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