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Re: ack! trying to run svn mkdir opens vim or something

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-09-27 17:29:59 CEST

"Josh Howe" <josh@sinu.com> writes:

> I'm not just new to subversion, I'm also new to linux. I' trying to
> run svn mkdir to create a tags directory. When I run "svn mkdir
> file:///var/repository/proj1/tags" from a shell it opens up some
> crazy vim program with some commit.tmp file open or something. What
> is going on?

Creation of that tags directory causes a commit to happen. You are
being afforded the chance to provide a commit message. If you don't
want to provide one, you can add:

   -m ""

to your command-line (to provide an empty log message).

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Received on Mon Sep 27 17:32:47 2004

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