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Re: Links in the repository

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Links in the repository
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 20:44:09 -0400 (EDT)

Jeffrey Mease writes:
> I currently have a couple of different lines of development open. The most
> recently opened line of development is going to have some restructing done
> on it. What I need to know is it possible to use symbolic links in the
> repository?  So I can change the project structure but still be able to
> build, merge the two early lines of development? Once the last LOD goes to
> release the project will be in the new structure totally.

DO NOT, under any circumstances, symlink individual files -- CVS's
locking is done by directory, so that would completely subvert the
locking and leave you open to corruption.  Symlinking directories mostly
works; although it may occasionally confuse CVS, I don't think it's

-Larry Jones

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