[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Overriding /etc/subversion/config with svn's builtins

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-08-31 14:54:13 CEST

Blair Zajac wrote:
> If somebody uncomments an option in /etc/subversion/config, say
> diff-cmd, to a program you don't like, say xxdiff, and you'd rather use
> the svn's builtin diff and can't change /etc/subversion/config, there
> doesn't appear to be a way to do this in your ~/.subversion/config. It
> would be nice if you could say something like
> [helpers]
> diff-cmd = svn_builtin
> and it would effectively unset the diff-cmd pointer.
> Currently, the work around is to set it to /usr/bin/diff, but these
> seems like a waste (although a small one).
> Is something people would be interested in having implemented?

Yes, that seems like an ability that we ought to have.

> One question is, what would be a good name that you could use that would
> "unset" the value?

The empty string.

- Julian

To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Wed Aug 31 14:56:53 2005

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.