On Wednesday, September 26, 2012 10:45:33 AM UTC+2, Sean wrote:

> HI, All:
>     I am a recently setup a git server on mac os ,meanwhile I use a git 
> client on ubuntu to do interaction with this git server.
>     I have a  code directory(it's very large ,about 1G ) and I did the 
> following commands to push it to server side:
>           1. cd ~/test
>            2. git init
>            3. git add .
>            4. git commit -m "clean copy for first commit to server"
>            5. git remote add origin 
> ssh://gitadmin@mylocalgitserver/gitrepos/test
>            6. git push origin master
>   In the code ,there are some directories which contain some link files 
> ,something like this:
>          > cd asm
>          > ls
>                  arch             arch-mb86r0x   arch-s3c4510b   config.h 
>       ptrace.h
>         > ll  st
>                 lrwxrwxrwx  1 gitadmin ubuntu10      11 2012-09-26 14:00 
> arch -> arch-sc8810/
>        my problem is ,after i finished the step 6 for push ,if i clone ths 
> remote repo on server ,i can't see the link file "arch" at all so that i 
> can't get a total same code copy as original source.
>       But I also did try to make a simple code sample directory which only 
> have a directory with one file and a link file to this directory , i can 
> commit this code sample to local repo and push it to server side 
> successfully ! Then if i checkout the code from remote ,i can get a total 
> same code copy: a directory with one file and a link file to this directory 
> ---- I am totally confused ...
>       Is there anyone can help me out?

The link file should be added to the repository normally.

First check if the link file is actually present in the repository:

cd ~/test
git ls-tree HEAD asm/

If the link file is not there, it hasn't been checked in in the first 
place. Perhaps it didn't exist at the time or something.

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