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Re: plan for code freeze

From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: plan for code freeze
Date: 29 Aug 2002 15:02:00 -0400
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> * In message <address@hidden>
> * On the subject of "Re: plan for code freeze "
> * Sent on Thu, 29 Aug 2002 13:53:54 -0400
> * Honorable "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+misc/address@hidden> writes:
> CVS has special support for symlinks-in-the-repository, so it should
> work, and if it doesn't, then CVS will tell you (I seem to remember that
> there are limits to what CVS handles).
> It is already used for emacs/src/regex.[ch] which is symlinked
> with gnulib/regex.[ch].

this is a stunning revelation to me (I had some quite disastrous
experience with symlinks in the CVS some years ago, and the CVS manual
on the cvshome.org appears to support my understanding that symlink and
CVS do not work together at all).

Could you please be more specific: how do symlinks work?


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