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Re: Custom check-in log editor

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 21:23:09 +0100

On 26.10.2009 17:31, Jekabs.Andrusaitis_at_tieto.com wrote:
> Hello,
> Currently TortoiseSVN does not support anything like command line
> SVN_EDITOR environment variable which specifies which external program
> is to be used to edit check-in log message.
> Although such feature has been requested before (at least google found
> question similar to this, however I was unable to find anything related
> on bug/feature tracker) and the fact that it would greatly simplify
> integration with various bug-tracking and/or release/delivarable version
> tracking systems – it doesn’t seem to been implemented.

It isn't implemented, and I don't think it ever will be.

> Nothing too fancy would be required – external program launched with
> temporary text file (perhaps with modified file list filled in,
> preferably in a similar way to command-line client for portability) as
> an argument instead of build-in log editor.
> So the question – is something like this planned in one of future
> versions (preferable near future), or are there arguments against such
> feature?

Why would you need such a feature? What kind of editor would be so much
better than what you already get?
If you need issue tracker integration, the right way to do this is to
write your own plugin for the commit dialog:


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    \ \_/_\_/>    The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
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