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Re: Custom log editor

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-05 19:32:26 CEST

shobson wrote:
> Hi there
>
> My company are very interested in using SVN, and specifically TortoiseSVN as
> a front-end. We are trialling the software at the moment, and I must say
> that I'm very impressed with its power and usability.
>
> However, there is one significant problem we would like to overcome,
> relating to integration with bug-tracking software. I have used the
> available "bugtraq" properties, and they provide some of the functionality
> we require. However, what we would really like to do is to be able to
> search the items on our bugs list inside the editor, to select which one a
> commit relates to. Obviously this would require us to use a custom log
> editor which we would develop in-house. My question is, would there be any
> way of integrating such a tool with TortoiseSVN? I know that using
> command-line SVN it could be done just by setting a custom log editor, but
> can similar functionality be achieved in TortoiseSVN?

I'm sorry, but that's not possible with TortoiseSVN.
If however we could get a specification on what exactly such an
integration needs and how this should be done, we could add this to
TortoiseSVN directly.

Since this would require handling all different kinds of bug-tracking
software it won't be easy.

But maybe a simple button which opens the webbrowser to a specific url
in the issue tracker is enough? That wouldn't be too complicated to
implement and it would have the advantage that it would work with most
issue trackers.

Stefan

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