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From Stefan Sperling <s...@elego.de>
Subject Re: symlinks in Windows
Date Wed, 06 Jul 2011 19:30:34 GMT
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

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