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Re: [TSVN] VS.NET, _svn and .svn folders

From: Milen A. Radev <mradev_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-30 02:06:16 CEST

On 30/09/05, Fernando P. Nájera Cano <tortoisesvn@fernandonajera.com> wrote:
> SK> Hi,
> SK> as of revision 4517, TortoiseSVN can now change the admin dir folder
> SK> without the need to install the 'special' TSVN version. This was
> SK> possible because Subversion 1.3 has this implemented too in its library,
> SK> so TSVN as a client can implement this too.
> SK> To enable this, you must set the environment variable
> SK> SVN_ASP_DOT_NET_HACK. It doesn't matter what value that variable has -
> SK> TSVN and Subversion only check for the existence of this variable.
> Don't really know how TSVN calls SVN libraries but, wouldn't be
> enought to just check registry at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Environment and
> HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Environment and look for SVN_ASP_DOT_NET_HACK? At
> least for W2K and above, all the environment variables are there, and
> there would be one reboot less in our world ;)

Checking an environment variable is portable. Checking a registry key is not.

> I really don't use _SVN but maybe if there is no reboot involved,
> (lazy) people with spare time (I think I saw one of them yesterday,
> don't know where exactly :D) could think of trying it. If you have to
> reboot... you know...

Milen A. Radev
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