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[Subclipse-dev] Re: [PATCH]: "Cannot use javahl nor command line svn client" in vista windows w/ command line interface

From: John E. Leon Guerrero <jguerrero_at_live365.com>
Date: 2007-07-24 20:43:53 CEST

oops...the "ISSUE:" should have said:
> ISSUE:
> our windows ***vista*** installations are getting this error ...

jlg

John E. Leon Guerrero wrote:
> hi folks, i could not find the bug reporting system, but i saw that
> these email lists are available for sending patches. please advise if
> there is a better way for me to help.
>
> thx,
> jlg
>
>
> ===================================
> ISSUE:
> our windows xp installations are getting this error when we try to use
> the command line interface to svn:
>
> "C:\Projects\build\build.xml:112: Cannot use javahl nor command line svn
> client"
>
> but the same exact configuration is working just fine under xp.
>
>
> it turns out that under vista, svn.exe dies if you do not set the
> "SystemDrive" environment variable.
>
> org.tigris.subversion.svnclientadapter.commandline.CommandLine.getEnvironmentVariables()
>
> strips out all environment variables from my environment except PATH and
> SystemRoot.
>
> ===================================
> DEMONSTRATION:
> here is the test under Windows Vista Ultimate:
> C:\Users\jguerrero>set
> Path=C:\Tools\svn-win32-1.4.3\bin
> SystemDrive=C:
> SystemRoot=C:\Windows
>
> C:\Users\jguerrero>svn --version
> svn, version 1.4.3 (r23084)
> compiled Jan 18 2007, 07:47:40
>
> Copyright (C) 2000-2006 CollabNet.
> Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.tigris.org/
> This product includes software developed by CollabNet
> (http://www.Collab.Net/).
>
> The following repository access (RA) modules are available:
>
> * ra_dav : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV (DeltaV) protocol.
> - handles 'http' scheme
> - handles 'https' scheme
> * ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network
> protocol.
> - handles 'svn' scheme
> * ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
> - handles 'file' scheme
>
>
> C:\Users\jguerrero>set SystemDrive=
>
> C:\Users\jguerrero>svn --version
> svn: Can't determine the system config path
> ===================================
>
> please note: my initial error message is from the 1.0.0 release. i
> also tried the 1.1.0-RC2 release which had a different error message.
>
> i downloaded the source as of today (july 20, 2007) and read and patched
> this code. unfortunately, i am not skilled enough yet to get the ant
> build script to work, so i have not yet tested the patch on my own
> system. however, eclipse has checked the code for syntax issues and
> there are none. the code modification is straightforward enough.
>
> thanks,
> jlg
>

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