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Re: problems updating a single file

From: Johnathan Corgan <jcorgan_at_aeinet.com>
Date: 2004-04-05 22:28:25 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> 2. it's dangerous to run the svn commandline binary in cygwin; it's not
> a native cygwin program, but rather a "true" win32 console application.
> Don't mix and match universes here: we've seen lots of random problems
> when people do that. Run a *cygwin*-compiled svn client in cygwin, and
> the win32 console client in the win32 console.

Aside from actual experience with "random problems", do you have any
insight as to why this might be? I frequently use cygwin, however, I've
been using the native win32 svn executable and have not had any
problems. Am I just lucky so far? To my knowledge you can run any sort
of standard win32 executable in the cygwin bash shell, either console or
windowed apps. But actual experience trumps "to my knowledge" any day :)


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