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Re: I'm a long time user with a long time complaint

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2010 15:23:50 +0200

On 03.09.2010 15:21, Loritsch, Berin wrote:
> Ok, so I'm directing at the wrong people. My apologies. Regarding
> the confidentiality notice: my company's mail server attaches it to
> all outgoing messages. There is nothing I can do about it. It
> wasn't there when I sent the original message.
> Keeping the SVN clients in sync is far more difficult than it should
> be. That is something you can't stick your head in the ground and
> ignore. Perhaps if I have already installed the core SVN software
> Tortoise could use the instance I've already installed? That would
> let me have my cake and eat it too.
> I am not the only one who has to work on a closed network, and the
> unfortunate truth of the matter is that getting synchronized version
> of SVN clients can be difficult when you have to have upgrades
> approved. It's a frustrating fact of life for a large number of
> people. Maybe not the majority, but it's been a fact of my
> development career.
> And yes, it is an insidious feature. It's a feature of subversion,
> but it is insidious to not be backwards compatible. It causes people
> to rant like this. The problem is everyone has their own copy of the
> subversion client, and can't possibly use an existing one. Windows
> rocks with this DLL hell.

You contradict yourself. First you say that TSVN should use the already
installed svn binaries, then you complain about the dll hell.
That's an oxymoron - you can't have one without the other. And that's
why TSVN will never, ever use anything that's not shipped with TSVN but
installed on your system (apart from system dlls).


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