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RE: Re: svn windows setup english windows only?

From: Bill Tutt <rassilon_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-08-24 00:58:57 CEST

> From: cmpilato@collab.net [mailto:cmpilato@collab.net]
> "Barry Scott" <barry.alan.scott@ntlworld.com> writes:
> > > But why aren't the windows .hw files set up to just have
> > > and "diff3.exe" for those #defines? We don't (to my knowledge) do
> > > checks for the validity of those programs on Windows anyway. We
> > > have to tell folks that those programs have to be in their %PATH%
> > > order for Subversion to use them, unless they compile their own
> > > Subversion with the (accurate) full path to their diff/diff3
> > > 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.

Besides, a Windows setup program should know specifically where the
installed diff programs are, because it installs them.


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Received on Sat Aug 24 00:59:31 2002

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