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Re: Custom check-in log editor

From: Hans-Werner Dietz <hans-werner.dietz_at_dbt.de>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:32:41 +0100

> On 26.10.2009 17:31, Jekabs.Andrusaitis_at_tieto.com wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Currently TortoiseSVN does not support anything like command line
>> SVN_EDITOR environment variable which specifies which external program
>> is to be used to edit check-in log message.
>>
>> Although such feature has been requested before (at least google found
>> question similar to this, however I was unable to find anything related
>> on bug/feature tracker) and the fact that it would greatly simplify
>> integration with various bug-tracking and/or release/delivarable version
>> tracking systems – it doesn’t seem to been implemented.
>
> It isn't implemented, and I don't think it ever will be.
>
>> Nothing too fancy would be required – external program launched with
>> temporary text file (perhaps with modified file list filled in,
>> preferably in a similar way to command-line client for portability) as
>> an argument instead of build-in log editor.
>>
>> So the question – is something like this planned in one of future
>> versions (preferable near future), or are there arguments against such
>> feature?
>
> Why would you need such a feature? What kind of editor would be so much
> better than what you already get?
> If you need issue tracker integration, the right way to do this is to
> write your own plugin for the commit dialog:
> http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-ibugtraqprovider.html
>
> Stefan
>

for bug/feature/issue tracking you also can use a server side tools like
trac:

http://trac.edgewall.org/

Hans-Werner

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