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Re: Reminder: $EDITOR with spaces?

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-04-29 21:22:42 CEST

cmpilato@collab.net writes:

> Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
> > It turns out that cvs doesn't call system(). It does a fork/execvp.
> *Ding!* Didn't I mention this already a week ago? Maybe that got
> edited out of my post. Our APR-using functionality is equivalent to
> CVS's functionality. IIRC, they use strtok() to break up the EDITOR
> line into a command and args, and pass that off to execvp() ... just
> like we were doing.

So this is yet another opportunity to do better than CVS, which is the
whole purpose of Subversion. ;-)

  // Marcus

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