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Re: SV_EDITOR not functioning properly on commits

From: Robert Gonzalez <robert.anthony.gonzalez_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 11:20:31 -0700

Crap. Sorry, it was supposed to be titled SVN_EDITOR.

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 11:18 AM, Robert Gonzalez <
robert.anthony.gonzalez_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> I am using Subversion on Windows XP SP2 at work (both CLI and
> Tortoise), and when using the command line client and issuing a commit
> command, my default editor (notepad right now) opens up with a log
> message from a couple of revisions ago. When I erase the message, add
> my new commit message, save it and close it, I get this message from
> SVN:
>
> Log message unchanged or not specified
> (a)bort, (c)ontinue, (e)dit:
>
>
> My CLI client is:
> > svn --version
> svn, version 1.6.4 (r38063)
> compiled Aug 5 2009, 12:42:52
>
> In TortoiseSVN everything works fine. The log comments are taken and
> published with the commit and all is well. But the client tool seems
> to be hosed in some capacity. In the above scenario, if I empty the
> original editor window and close it, I get "log message unchanged"
> message. So I choose abort and a second editor opens up with a more
> recent log message in it. I clear it, close it and I get the same "log
> message unchanged" message. I keep choosing abort until it tries to
> open a file that is not there and when I edit that and save it and
> close it, I get the same "log message unchanged" message.
>
> My question is... how do I fix this so that when I commit from the
> command line client it works as I would expect it to? On my home
> machine, also an XP SP2 machine running the same version of the CLI
> client, everything works.

-- 
Robert A. Gonzalez
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