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Re: comments in option specifications in config file

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-02-12 19:41:08 CET

Robert Pluim wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I just set up ~/.subversion/config file to contain the following:
>
>[helpers]
>editor-cmd = gnuclient #editor (vi, emacs, notepad, etc.)
>
>which causes commits to fail rather badly (the # comments out the name
>of the file containing the commit message).
>
>I imagine that putting comments in option values is not allowed, but I
>can't find anywhere that says that :-) Does it need to be explicitly
>stated somewhere (or disallowed by the code)?
>
>Robert
>
>PS I'm using svn rev 4856
>
>PPS I also can't find any documentation on continuation lines in the
>config file. It's easy enough to figure out from the code, but
>perhaps it should be documented.
>
>
>
The format of the config files, including comments and continuation
lines, is described in ~/.subversion/README.

<rant>
I wish people took the trouble to at least look at what they have on the
disk before asking such questions...
</rant>

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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