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Re: SV_EDITOR not functioning properly on commits

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 19:09:37 -0500

Wrong mailing list; send to users_at_subversion.tigris.org.

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 1:20 PM, Robert
Gonzalez<robert.anthony.gonzalez_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Received on 2009-08-20 02:09:56 CEST

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