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Re: "Could not start external merge program"

From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 14:16:55 +0200

Ghost wrote:
> I'm getting this error whenever I try to use TortoiseSVN's "edit
> conflicts" tool:
>
> Could not start external merge program!
> --------
> The directory name is invalid.
>
>
> Similarly, I get the same error only with "diff" instead of "merge"
> when trying to compare revisions. For that, I even tried installing
> WinMerge and set up TortoiseSVN to use that external program, and I
> get the same error.

This should not happen if you've set up the external diff/merge tools
correctly. Does this also happen if you set the options to use
TortoiseMerge instead of a custom diff/merge tool?

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-25 14:17:11 CEST

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