[ofiwg] symlinks in git repos

Maurizio Drocco drocco at di.unito.it
Wed Nov 21 11:06:36 PST 2018

Are you considering something like git submodules or similar approaches?


Il giorno mer 21 nov 2018 alle ore 10:59 Hefty, Sean <sean.hefty at intel.com>
ha scritto:

> With the merger of fabtests into libfabric, we're looking at code being
> shared between the two.  One way of handling this is to use symlinks in
> fabtests to reference files stored in the libfabric portion of the tree.
> This works wonderful... on Linux.  On Windows, not so much.  :/  Has
> anyone had any experience using symlinks or sharing files between different
> directories in git that works when building on Windows?
> So far, our best option appears to be maintaining actual copies of the
> files/code, and relying on some sort of script to ensure that they are kept
> in sync.
> - Sean
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Maurizio Drocco
University of Torino, department of Computer Science
Via Pessinetto 12, 10149 Torino - Italy
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