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Re: 1.7: svn/bash can't find $EDITOR after 1.7 upgrade

On Apr 30 13:29, Bill Ross wrote:
> Svn was working ok just before I upgraded to 1.7, e.g. 'svn status' showed paths in unix form (forward slashes), and on commit vi opened ok.
> Now svn status shows paths with backslashes:
> MÂÂÂÂÂÂ test\xls\qa1\ZonePos.xls
> And on commit:
> -bash-3.2$ svn commit file.txt
> The system cannot find the path specified.
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: system('/usr/bin/vi svn-commit.tmp') returned 1
> This is after 'export EDITOR=/usr/bin/vi' (it was vim before, same error but no vim per se w/ 1.7).
> Svn used to have problems like this with the first version of cygwin I installed, but after an update it all started working. 1.7 seems to have reverted that improvement.
> -bash-3.2$ svn --version
> svn, version 1.6.2 (r37639)
       Here's your problem.

Cygwin Configuration Diagnostics
Current System Time: Fri Apr 30 12:19:26 2010

Windows XP Professional Ver 5.1 Build 2600 Service Pack 3

Path:	C:\Program Files\CollabNet Subversion Client

and here.  You're using a native Win32 version of subversion instead
of the Cygwin version, which, btw., you have installed and is much

subversion           1.6.11-1

Also keep in mind that /usr/bin/vi as well as /usr/bin/vim are Cygwin
*symlinks*, pointing to /usr/bin/vim-nox.exe.  I doubt that the native
subversion in C:\Program Files\CollabNet Subversion Client actually
understands Cygwin symlinks.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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