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Re: "same inode" problems with cygwin svn client

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-09 14:04:07 CEST

"Dylan Cuthbert" <dylan@q-games.com> writes:

> btw. I just installed the windows "native" version of subversion.
>
> It appears to install and use c:\program files\cygwin for diff.exe and
> diff3.exe.

Yes, 'svn up' and 'svn merge' use diff and diff3 to do patching.

>
> The really nasty thing is that it also installs cygwin1.dll and some other
> cygwin related dll into the same directory and then tries to use the diff
> commands directly from within "svn.exe".
>
> Of course, if you already have cygwin installed, then these dlls are
> out-of-date as are the diff commands and application errors ensue.
>
> So it seems cygwin has its uses even for the windows native version - its
> just a shame it has been done so forcefully.

People are aware of this; I believe people have been discussing
solutions to this very problem, no?

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