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Re: About pre-revprop-change

From: John Peacock <john.peacock_at_havurah-software.org>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 11:28:20 -0400

Brad Stiles wrote:
> Does that mean that Subversion uses a method of invoking those types of
> things that bypasses the file associations and PATHEXT environment
> variable?

Yes. On every platform, it tries to find a matching hook script (on
Windows by also checking the applicable file extensions) and then
executes it directly, not via a shell. See


for the gory details. As I said before, it is a Windows limitation that
the file associations are bound to the CMD and Explorer applications
themselves and are not supported by the OS itself.


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