Don't create symlinks in bzr.dev, please!
talden at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 10:43:06 BST 2009
On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Andrew
Cowie<andrew at operationaldynamics.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-07-26 at 11:39 +0300, Alexander Belchenko wrote:
>> Windows does not support symlinks.
> Strange. Symlinks have been around since 1983, and Wikipedia says
> Windows supports them.
> Maybe you can you file a bug with Microsoft about it.
Actually it would be a bug in Bazaar for not correctly creating the
windows equivalent of symlinks (though using them sucks on Windows so
We really do need a policy not to use them in bzr.dev (and recommend
not to use them in any plugins) or attempting to gain users from the
Windows side of the force (or is it farce) will be tougher.
Right now I can't use an up-to-date bzr.dev as a result (or rather
don't want to pull an up-to-date bzr.dev so I can keep using the one I
have). Pointing fingers is an amusing diversion but not a step
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