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Re: problem running svn command

From: Mark Bohlman <mNoSpamPorMoibohlman_at_tcicredit.com>
Date: 2005-07-08 13:35:53 CEST

Am guessing about how you are getting this message - that is what you
are invoking/running when you get it but it sounds like a path problem.

Check you %PATH% variable to make sure subversion is in the path
You should have something like:
C:\Program Files\Subversion\bin
in the path variable for it to be found from the command shell.

-- Mark

Kinnari Vrajlal Bhanderi wrote:
> Hi
> I am running WindowsXP. The error message is "'svn' is not recognized as
> an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file."
> Regards,
> Kinnari
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephane Bortzmeyer [mailto:bortzmeyer@nic.fr]
> Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2005 8:44 PM
> To: Kinnari Vrajlal Bhanderi
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: problem running svn command
> On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 04:48:57PM +0530,
> Kinnari Vrajlal Bhanderi <Kinnari_Bhanderi@infosys.com> wrote
> a message of 294 lines which said:
>>I have installed subversion1.2.0. From command prompt I try to run
>>'svn' (from the directory where I have installed subversion), it
>>doesn't recognize 'svn' command. Is it necessary to set some path?
> Well, you could provide more technical details (such as the actual
> error message and not a summary like "it doesn't recognize 'svn'
> command") and less useless legal disclaimer.
> On Unix, the current directory is not included in the default path
> (for very good security reasons). So, even if you are in the directory
> where the "svn" command is, it won't work. But Subversion's "make"
> should install everything in a sensible place.
> What is your operating system? Most common operating systems have a
> binary package, you typically do not need to compile
> anything. Everything is already compiled and installed at a place
> where you shell will find it.
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