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From jbl...@icloud.com
Subject Re: parent directory is referenced by "svn info"?
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2016 20:03:21 GMT

> On Mar 3, 2016, at 12:53 PM, Philip Martin <philip.martin@wandisco.com> wrote:
> 
> jblist@icloud.com writes:
> 
>>>>> On Mar 2, 2016, at 10:16 AM, txm <tmellman@web.de> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>   $ svn info /home/user/nodes/dev_5_main
>>>>>   svn: '/home/user/nodes' is not a working copy
> 
>>> On Mar 3, 2016, at 12:06 AM, txm <tmellman@web.de> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Sorry,
>>> 
>>> svn, version 1.6.6 (r40053)
>>> svn is hashed (/usr/bin/svn)
>>> DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS"
> 
>> Version 1.6 is no longer supported. If there is indeed some bug in the
>> 1.6 client that causes the behavior you describe it will not be fixed
>> in the 1.6 release branch. If you can, upgrade to either 1.8 or 1.9.
> 
> Symbolic links break some 1.6 operations:
> 
> $ svn1.6 co file:///... wc
> $ svn1.6 info $PWD/wc | grep Kind
> Node Kind: directory
> $ ln -s wc wc2
> $ svn1.6 info $PWD/wc2
> svn: '/home/pm/sw/subversion/obj3' is not a working copy
> 
> -- 
> Philip Martin
> WANdisco

In the changelog, it looks like this issue was fixed in 1.7.0. We have this entry:

* allow 'svn info' to work on symlinks to working copies (issue #2305)



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