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Re: Error running svn command line from DOS prompt

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-21 15:00:39 CEST

On 7/21/06, Tim Bader <tim.bader@euroking.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for the swift reply: I believe I am using cmd.exe (I run it from
> Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt)
> Regards,
> Tim

You can check by right-clicking the icon right on the Start Menu and
looking at the Properties.

Or to be 100% certain, use Start...Run...cmd.exe

I'm asking you to check because on my system, when I run command.com I
get an ntvdm process in TaskMan, while cmd does not do that.

> Tim Bader
> Mailto: tim.bader@euroking.com
> Telephone: 01932 834 829
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy@gmail.com]
> Sent: 21 July 2006 13:51
> To: Tim Bader
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Error running svn command line from DOS prompt
> On 7/21/06, Tim Bader <tim.bader@euroking.com> wrote:
> > I've been running subversion for a while with no problems either with
> the
> > command line client or TortoiseSVN.
> >
> > However, I now find that if I try to run any SVN command from the DOS
> prompt
> > I get a "16 bit MS-DOS subsystem" dialog box appearing that reads "The
> > CPU has encountered an illegal instruction" and asks me to click
> "close" to
> > terminate the application.
> >
> > Does anyone know why this is?
> >
> > -All the other command line tools e.g. svnserve, svnlook, etc seem to
> work
> > fine but I get this error even if I try to run "svn help"
> >
> > I am running on Windows XP Pro + svnserve and svnservice running
> svnserve as
> > a service.
> There is no true "DOS" in WinXP, but there is a DOS command
> interpreter. Are you running cmd.exe (WinNT command prompt), or
> command.com (DOS command interpreter)?
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