How does AccuRev handle symbolic links?

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"PROBLEM/ABSTRACT:
User is trying to add a symbolic link to a directory into the depot, and instead, AccuRev adds the file that it points to.

How does AccuRev handle symbolic links?


SOLUTION:
AccuRev does not currently have a way to version symbolic links. If you add a symbolic link to a depot, AccuRev will follow the link and add the file that is pointed to by the link.

FYI, A link-based workspace is a way of making your workspaces smaller by populating the workspace with links that point to a reference tree. Since many developers can point to the same reference tree, it can save a lot of disk space. It does not allow you to actually version symbolic links within the depot.


For more information contact AccuRev Support"

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