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Re: subversion reads from stdin even without tty and breaks

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 17:41:03 -0400

On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 17:36 -0400, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org> writes:
> > isatty returns 1 (true) for Emacs shell buffers. If it didn't,
> > the fault would lie with Emacs; isatty is the standard Unix way
> > to ask "is there a user here, or am I being automated?".
> Ah, thanks. I was never clear on that point before.


ghudson_at_error-messages:~$ ssh equal-rites.mit.edu sh -c 'cat >/tmp/out' </tmp/in
The authenticity of host 'equal-rites.mit.edu (' can't be established.
RSA key fingerprint is f0:f6:1c:65:fd:08:87:b0:d6:42:96:8f:86:f9:c8:a9.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes

Oh, but the key here is that Subversion should be reading from /dev/tty
when it wants interactive user input, not stdin. I think. If we're not
doing that, then we have an issue.

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