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

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-08-10 17:44:26 CEST

Kirk Lapray wrote:

> I could make a patch and send it in, but I am not sure how you would
> like this handled. I can think of a couple ways to implement this.
> It could be rewritten to work like the checkout command. That is if
> the path starts with "svn:" it would be removed and everything after
> it would be passed to the RepoBrowser. Or, the command could be

bad idea. In that case 'normal' svn links won't work anymore and would
therefore break backward compatibility.

> written to use the "url" variable. So, the command would work the
> same as it does now, but if the "path" variable is not set, and the
> "url" variable is, then it would use the "url" variable and like the
> checkout command the "svn:" and the beginning of the URL would be
> removed and everything else would be passed to the RepoBrowser. It
> seems like the second option would be the better solution, since from
> what I can see the repobrowser command does not currently use the
> "url" variable, but I could be wrong on that. This would not change
> the way the command currently works, but it would add the ability to
> pass in a HTTP URL using the "url" variable set to
> "svn:http://www.test.com".

I think the best thing to do would be to simply remove the 'svn:' part
*only* if it's followed by another URL part (e.g. http://, file:///,
svn://, https://, ...). If it's not followed by say < 8 chars and then
'//' it won't be removed.

Stefan

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