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Re: TortoiseSVN Command line /path issue

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 11:33:01 +0000

2010/1/7 Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>:
> 2010/1/7 Patter01 <patter001_at_gmail.com>:
>> Really, if you read the thread, I think its obvious that "this" refers to
>> TortoiceProc appending to what was specified in the Path.
> Nonetheless it makes it easier to read if you do quote, especially for
> mail clients which don't show the entire thread at once, and mail
> archives.
>> As for it not being fully automated: its not that we're asking for it to be
>> "fully automated". We just want the limited automation to not assume that it
>> knows more than a command line users...I get it trying to be smart on the
>> GUI end, just not on the command line interface).  As for using another SVN
>> executable, I'd personally prefer that my users typically use TortoiseSVN
>> exclusively instead of having to use TortoiseSVN plus another SVN executable
>> that needs to be installed.
> We realise you are not asking for full automation, but TortoiseSVN is
> intended as a GUI client so that the user can edit what is in the
> dialogs before pressing OK. For scripting where you just expect things
> to run without any interaction then it is the wrong tool for the job.
> Sure, it would be convenient if it did everything the command line
> client does. It would be good if it made my tea too. But why go to the
> effort of duplicating what is already easily available?
>> Another thing, I'm fairly certain the behavior is recent. It did not due
>> this on an old 1.4xx version of the client i had. I don't know about the
>> 1.5xxx series since I jumped straight to the 1.6xxx
> I think this was introduced in 1.5
>> I personally ended up giving up on this since I know how likely it is to win
>> these battles and plan on dealing with the fact that some of my users will
>> have to do multiple installs to get things working for them.
> For what it's worth I agree with you. If the URL and folder are
> specified on the command line then they probably should not be
> changed. But if this change goes in you won't see it until 1.7 which
> is a loooong way off yet.

Update: this has now been fixed on trunk and backported to the 1.6.x
branch so it will be in 1.6.7 which should be out in a day or two :-)


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