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Re: problem with Quick Start: starting over

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-08-02 22:56:23 CEST

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On Aug 2, 2006, at 22:23, Roland Silver wrote:

> Thanks, Ryan! I've now gotten a little further along, and "svn
> diff" worked OK.

Glad you're getting along!

> I then edited one of the files, foo.c, with the editor ~/Library/
> Application Support/TextWrangler,
> but when I tried "svn commit" I got:
> roland-silvers-powerbook-g4-17:~/myproject rollos$ svn commit
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Could not use external editor to fetch log message; consider
> setting the $SVN_EDITOR environment variable or using the --message
> (-m) or --file (-F) options
> svn: None of the environment variables SVN_EDITOR, VISUAL or EDITOR
> is set, and no 'editor-cmd' run-time configuration option was found
> I'm confused! I need to edit source files with several editors:
> e.g. with TextWrangler and with the built-in editor of Apple's
> Xcode. Has this somehow screwed things up?
> It's been quite a while, and I forget how to set environment
> variables (I'm using the bash shell).

Here's how I set up Subversion to use TextWrangler as commit message


I don't use Xcode very often so I don't know about using it for
writing commit messages, or about its Subversion integration.

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