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Re: WindWoes [was: Update problems on Windows: $#"@! svn_path_local_style]

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-09-07 00:25:58 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>Branko =?ISO-8859-2?Q?=C8ibej?= <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>
>
>>That's it. I'm not touching this stuff again today. I'll just post those
>>patches to the list and let somebody else commit, thanks. Why aren't I
>>using "svn diff", you ask? Oh, because it doesn't work for me right now,
>>of course. Always shows an empty diff.
>>
>
>Branko, you're our Win32 guinea pig, and we thank you!
>
>I expect 'svn diff' doesn't work because this subcommand tries to fork
>an external GNU Diff program. Does that mean anything in Windows?
>
It does mean something if you happen to have cygwin installed, as I do.
And it worked for me a couple of days ago. Just a buglet, I suspect,
probably (again) related to path styles.

>How does our MSVC setup deal with this requirement?
>
<hack
   location="svn_private_config.hw"
   customize="modify diff and patch path; rebuild svn"
   help-string="Read HACKING: Building on Win32"/>

:-)

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Brane �ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>            http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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