evan at chromium.org
Tue Jul 27 12:58:53 PDT 2010
git help config says:
If false, symbolic links are checked out as small plain files that
contain the link text. git-update-index(1) and git-add(1) will not
change the recorded type to regular file. Useful on filesystems like
FAT that do not support symbolic links.
The default is true, except git-clone(1) or git-init(1) will probe and
set core.symlinks false if appropriate when the repository is
My vague recollection is that NTFS has a sort of symlink-like thing
but that they have the tendency to break stuff (e.g. virus scanners
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> I think symlinks would be an excellent option, assuming Git and SVN
> have some solution for win32.
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:50 AM, David Kilzer <ddkilzer at webkit.org> wrote:
>> On Jul 26, 2010, at 6:08 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>>> The main problem would be getting the right path to the script file. Unless we duplicate it in every directory with script tests, it kinda has to be a relative path that depends on the directory.
>> Subversion (and git) handle relative symbolic links just fine, so that is another option.
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