On Jun 13, 2013 11:45 AM, "Dale R. Worley" <wor...@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> The difficulty is that "git add" seems to not add specific files,
> depending on how they are specified as arguments to "git add". In
> particular, /dev/dvd (which is a symbolic link) can be added with "git
> add ../../dev/dvd" but not with "git add /dev/dvd". On the other
> hand, /etc/hosts (an ordinary file) can be added with either "git add
> /etc/hosts" or "git add ../../etc/hosts".
I would bet that /dev/dvd is on a different filesystem than the repository,
and /etc/hosts is not. Not that that explains/solves your problem; I'm
just speculating on what the difference might be. Git has no problem with
symlinks in a more traditionally laid-out repository, so I doubt it's that.
This is beyond the scope of git-users. Wonkyness like this should be
discussed on the Git developers mailing list: g...@vger.kernel.org
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git
for human beings" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.