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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r574618 - in /incubator/stdcxx/trunk: README configure.bat generate.bat
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2007 15:01:17 GMT
Farid Zaripov wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Martin Sebor [] 
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 3:43 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: svn commit: r574618 - in 
>> /incubator/stdcxx/trunk: README configure.bat generate.bat
>> You're probably right, but adding the link is cheap and, IMO, 
>> worth the peace of mind that we won't be breaking anyone's 
>> code, no matter how unlikely the breakage is. Plus, it will 
>> give us the opportunity to exercise our deprecation policy! ;-)
>   AFAIK the svn-client not support symbolic links on windows.

I thought the file would end up getting copied on Windows. That's
what Perforce does (which is probably why I thought that). If it
doesn't, why don't we create a wrapper generate.bat script and
invoke configure.bat from it as the temporary solution.

>   Because of that the filebuf example always fail with DIFF status on my
> workstation
> (the manual/out/filebuf.out is a symbolic link to manual/filebuf.cpp,
> but on windows
> the content of this file is just single line: "link ../filebuf.cpp").
>   I surprized how this example runs with status 0 in nightly builds.

You think there's a problem there?


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