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Re: svn on cygwin broken ?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-08-18 22:47:19 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Aug 18, 2005, at 2:49 PM, David "Kavika" Vollmar wrote:
>> When I am running the windows svn clients under cygwin the input
>> pipes are broken.
>> This manifests itself in a couple of differente ways:
>> - You can not enter the password interactively. (The prompt shows
>> up, but the input does not get passed through.)
>> - When quitting an editor (withouth save!) which was started to
>> enter a commit message, the command line reports:
>> Log message unchanged or not specified
>> a)bort, c)ontinue, e)dit
>> but again the keyboard input required to enter this is not accepted.
>> (Nothing happens.)
> Feedback: use the cygwin commandline client in cygwin, and the
> 'windows native' commandline client in the windows command shell. Do
> not mix them up, as they are very different beasts. The 'windows
> native' client isn't using plain old stdio to read/write, but actual
> win32 API calls to read/write to the windows console.

Ben, don't confuse people. If whay you say were true, I'd never get
anything done with Subversion. :)

-- Brane

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