Symlinks support status?

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sat Nov 3 20:06:58 CDT 2007

On 2007-11-03 22:12, Dov Feldstern <dfeldstern at> wrote:
> Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> >Dov Feldstern wrote:
> >> I see that one of the new features of 0.9.5 is "Handle symlinks on
> >> systems without symlink support". What exactly does this mean?
> >
> > It means that symlinks won't be corrupted if a working directory that
> > should contain symlinks is used on a filesystem that doesn't support them.
> Thanks for the reply!
> I was hoping for more support though :( . Does anyone have any plans for
> enhancing this support, to actually make repositories with symlinks
> usable, maybe along the lines of what I described in my original post?

I missed the original post.  What sort of support would seem useful?

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