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Re: [TSVN] Starting RepoBrowser using TortoiseProc and svn: link

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-08-09 21:27:02 CEST

Kirk Lapray wrote:
> The problem is that I would like to open the RepoBrowser from a web
> link. I know I can browse the repository using a web browser, but it
> doesn't have all of the functionality that the RepoBrowser has. It
> would be nice to simply click on a link and have the RepoBrowser open
> to the specified http:// URL. I have not been able to find any way to
> do this.

There is no way to start the repobrowser for http:// URLs.

> What if the RepoBrowser command checked for http:// in the path and if
> it found it would then use the path from http:// to the end of the
> string? That way you could use <a
> href="svn://http://myserver.com/repo/trunk">Browse the repo</a> to
> open the RepoBrowser and have it point to a http based repository.
> This would then not affect using svn://myserver.com/repo/trunk.

TSVN registers the svn:// and svn+ssh:// protocoll only because there is
*no* other application installed (at least not by default) which can
handle these protocols directly from a webpage.

And I knew back when I registered TSVN for those protocols and also the
tsvn:// protocol that people will start asking for more and more
protocols to be registered, one for each specific feature they want to
have. That's why I waited a long time until I finally decided to do
that. I just don't want to get this out of hand - and besides: good
browsers today don't just open such apps but show a big warning dialog
that an external app has to be launched for that kind of link.

If you really want, you can create a *.reg file for your users with
which you register your own protocol handler, pointint to TSVN.

Stefan

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