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Re: Obscure error/warning/information message from git pull

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Obscure error/warning/information message from git pull
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:12:36 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Michael Welsh Duggan <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:30:00 +0100
>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> > I wasn't asking about Windows.  It is clear to me by reading the
>> > script that using that on Windows is a bad idea, because symlinks are
>> > (a) only supported since Vista, and (b) require to run the script "As
>> > Administrator".  (And then there's a known caveat of removing the
>> > symlinked directory that actually removes the target, if you aren't
>> > careful to use rmdir.)
>> This is another point being worked on.
> You mean, avoid using symlinks?  Or prevent accidental removal of the
> original meta-data?

The first, which implies the latter IIUC.


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