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Re: Log length limit on Windows? Problem with using notepad as log editor?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-01 16:57:26 CET

Scott Palmer <scott.palmer@2connected.org> writes:
> I was just committing some changes and got an error with a not too
> helpful message. I'm wondering if it is related to the message log
> length.. since that is the only thing I was doing differently this
> time around.
> C:\>set EDITOR=notepad
> C:\Workspace\>svn ci
> [notepad opens with a list of changed files]
> [I add 8 full lines of log info to the top of the file, save, exit
> notepad]
> svn: commit failed (details follow):
> C:\Workspace\>
> As you can see there were no "details" following :)

What were the entire contents of the log message? What files were
changed? Do you have any pre-commit or post-commit hooks installed on
the server, and if so, what do they look like?

> This was the first time I tried to use an editor for the log message,
> previously I simply typed it out on the command line.
> I made sure my workspace was up to date with 'svn up' and tried the
> same thing.. got the same useless error message.
> So I did:
> C:\Workspace\>svn ci -m "[paste each line of my log here.. all as one
> command line]"
> But Windows barfed because the command line got too long and so it
> entered the truncated command. The commit happened with a truncated
> log message. But it committed fine!
> Any ideas what it could be?

Yuck. No, I have no idea, off the top of my head, sorry.

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