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Re: what's the use of SubWCRev.exe?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 18:50:05 +0200

On 26.07.2011 11:47, Dmitry wrote:
> Hey.
>
> 26.07.11, 13:27, "Simon Large"<simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
>>> I wonder why there're SubWCRevCOM.exe and SubWCRev.exe and why
>>> they are both installed by Tortoise SVN installer. Could you
>>> please explain?
>> SubWCRev.exe is the standalone executable. SubWCRevCOM.exe is the
>> COM interface for integration with e.g. Visual Basic programs.
>
> Why can't they be merged into one file I wonder? Like if there's
> "automation" key it works as a COM server and otherwise it works as a
> standalone program?

The problem is that SubWCRevCom is a windows app to avoid having a
console window pop up whenever it is used.
SubWCRev however must be a console app or it wouldn't work properly.

That's why there are two exe's for this.

Stefan

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