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Re: How to use subclipse in Linux?

From: Aaron Optimizer Digulla <digulla_at_hepe.com>
Date: 2004-01-26 14:17:14 CET

On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 12:08:12AM +0100, CÚdric Chabanois wrote:

> Svn command line interface was very buggy on Linux. Many svnant junit
> tests did not pass. Now all tests pass on Linux.
> I corrected it a few days ago and committed my changes today.
> However svnant junit tests are not complete so it does not mean that it
> will fully work with subclipse.
> I will make some other corrections this week if needed.

Well, I'm one of those who have a vital interest in a working
subclipse and I'd like to help.

I've attached a small patch which allows to run the tests
sucessfully on Linux.

Just three changes:

- Use property location to create an absolute path and then put
  "file:///" in front of it.
- Use the command line client instead of javahl
- Fix the keyword test (ignore the authors name since that depends
  on the user who runs the tests).

I'm wondering if you should drop the support for javahl, (at least for now):

1. It's not a stable/really supported interface.
2. You must create the dll for every platform (linux, windows, mac, solaris,
   HP-UX, AIX, etc. etc.)
3. The dll is very tightly integrated into the executable while the
   commandline version doesn't have to be updated for every version
   of subversion.

Aaron "Optimizer" Digulla a.k.a. Philmann Dark
"It's not the universe that's limited, it's our imagination.
Follow me and I'll show you something beyond the limits." 

Received on Tue Jan 27 00:17:14 2004

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