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Re: Feature request: tsvn: url enhancement

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 18:10:44 +0200

the-moog wrote:
> I have been tasked with migrating/interoperating from MKS to SVN, this
> process will take some time, even years.
> There is no way to integrate both applications fully, so one way round
> it is to invent SVNLinks (see my other post)
> I have written a rather complicated batch file that allows a link to
> be placed, such that clicking the link checks out the contents of that
> link to the current folder.
> But at the moment, the tsvn: links check out only the HEAD. I have
> made the batch file understand a bookmark in the link file (a standard
> windows url file) but it would be nice if TSVN did this itself as it
> would be useful to others.
> e.g. Click this link to use TSVN to check out lastest stable version

Why don't you create a tag for the latest stable version?

> 1: It returns 0 as an errorlevel, even when there is an error, it
> should return the same as svn

Sorry, TSVN is *not* a command line utility and can't return proper
return values.

> 2: /command:checkout /path: seens to generate inconsistent results,
> sometimes the leaf folder in the repo is appended to whatever path you
> specify, sometimes not.


> 3: There is no way of returning the version of TortoiseSVN to cmd

Yes, because TSVN is not a cmd utility, it's a GUI client and does not
have a console at all, so it can't print/return anything on the
(non-existing) console.


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Received on 2008-09-09 18:11:05 CEST

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