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Re: svn windows setup english windows only?

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-24 00:22:21 CEST

"Barry Scott" <barry.alan.scott@ntlworld.com> writes:

> > But why aren't the windows .hw files set up to just have "diff.exe"
> > and "diff3.exe" for those #defines? We don't (to my knowledge) do any
> > checks for the validity of those programs on Windows anyway. We just
> > have to tell folks that those programs have to be in their %PATH% in
> > order for Subversion to use them, unless they compile their own
> > Subversion with the (accurate) full path to their diff/diff3 programs
> > in the header file.
> Please don't require the PATH to have to point your diff and diff3.
> Its not nessesary and it makes the installation fragile.

No, the plan is to continue doing things exactly as they are today,
*except* that users will be able to add lines to their subversion
configuration files to override the compiled-in default locations for
those programs. Note also that those lines will be, by default,
commented out of the sample config files.

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Received on Sat Aug 24 00:52:36 2002

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