[IPython-dev] About IPython and bzr
ellisonbg.net at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 15:47:49 EDT 2008
> > One note though: NEVER CHECK IN SYMLINKS. I can't stress this enough.
> > Windows bzr does not support symlinks (even in a half-assed way like
> > svn), at least not yet, and I don't know whether such a checkin can be
> > reverted. So essentially, if there is even one checkin with symlink, I
> > would need to delete the branch and check it in again from local copy.
> Could you investigate these alternatives and let us know how well they work?
> I'm asking because while we can live for now without symlinks on
> trunk, it looks like we'll be using bzr for everything in the future,
> and it's likely we may need to use symlinks for certain things.
Honest question: I would never have considered even wanting to put
symlinks in a repo. Is there a real need for them inside a repo?
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