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From Jonathan Williams <spamhammer1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Retrieve symlink="true" on Windows
Date Mon, 17 Jan 2011 16:58:32 GMT
Hi Maarten,

I had done some digging and come across
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IVY-1165 from about a year ago that
seemed to suggest that this was possible? Or am I missing some later issue
that blocked it from working again?

-Jonathan

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 5:34 PM, Maarten Coene <maarten_coene@yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi Jonathan,
>
> sorry I didn't think of it before, but as far as I know, Ivy doesn't
> support
> Cygwin symlinking.
>
> Maarten
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Jonathan Williams <spamhammer1234@gmail.com>
> To: ivy-user@ant.apache.org
> Sent: Thu, January 13, 2011 5:15:27 PM
> Subject: Re: Retrieve symlink="true" on Windows
>
> Hi Maarten,
>
> My apologies for not responding more promptly. I got  sidetracked from this
> over
> the holidays. Here's an example of console  output from the ivy:retreive
> ant
> call. I see at the bottom of the log  that it thinks the symlink failed to
> create and throws an exception,  even though this is not the case.
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Maarten Coene <maarten_coene@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>
> Could you send us the console output when running Ant in verbose mode?
> >
> >Maarten
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >________________________________
> >From: Jonathan Williams <spamhammer1234@gmail.com>
> >To: ivy-user@ant.apache.org
> >Sent: Thu, December 9, 2010 6:14:38 PM
> >Subject: Retrieve symlink="true" on Windows
> >
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >We are attempting to implement our build on Windows after having the
> ant+ivy
> >solution working well on Linux for about a week now. We were hoping to use
> >symlinking for compile-time dependencies as on Linux, but we are getting
> odd
> >behavior. After jumping through a few hoops with Cygwin 1.7, Ivy appears
> to be
> >creating working symlinks in our classpath directory for each project.
> However
> >it also appears to be copying the .jar files also! (see attached jpg)
> >
> >Has anyone seen this before or have experience with using Ivy symlinks on
> >Windows? Thanks.
> >
> >-Jonathan
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
>

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