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Re: How to detect CygWin SVN?

Preferrably cmd

Or, in the alternative, the output of a cmd-Shell invocation to be
analyzed by some Java program.

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Jeremy Bopp <> wrote:
> On 02/09/2011 02:22 PM, Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 8:17 PM, Jeremy Bopp <> wrote:
>>> I'm assuming that your script expects svn to be in the PATH, so you
>>> could check to see if the path to the svn client lives within Cygwin's
>>> installation:
>>> if [ $(type -p svn) = '/usr/bin/svn' ]; then
>>> Âecho "Found Cygwin's svn client"
>>> fi
>>> Unless someone goes out of their way to confound things, this should be
>>> good enough.
>> Thanks for the idea. However, I'd prefer a solution that works with
>> the native cmd-Shell too. Otherwise, I'd assume that CygWin is
>> installed.
> Since you want a solution that works in either environment, in what
> language are you going to implement your script? ÂYou can do something
> very similar in Perl and other such languages, but I can't think of a
> single method that would work in both bash and cmd without at least some
> syntax tweaks.
> -Jeremy
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