[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Commit Messages from External editor not recognized

From: Andreas Pakulat <apaku_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2006-06-29 20:44:05 CEST

On 29.06.06 10:41:23, Bruce Knoth wrote:
> Environment: svn 1.3.2, WinXP
> I'm using Emacs as an external editor for svn.
> When I commit a file (ie. svn commit ReadMe.tx) svn
> immediatly responds with a message:
> Log message unchanged or not specified
> a)bort, c)ontinue, e)dit
> as it opens Emacs. I enter a log message through
> Emacs, save it, exit Emacs, and then I can respond
> "continue" to the message svn generated. My log
> message does not get entered into the repository.
> What can I do to use the external editor?

Tell emacs to not detach from the calling terminal, unfortunately I
don't know why.

svn expects that if the called editor exits the editing process is
finished, but emacs detaches itself and this looks like the editor


Do what comes naturally.  Seethe and fume and throw a tantrum.
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Thu Jun 29 20:45:31 2006

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.