[cvsnt] Re: DLLs again

Torsten Martinsen torsten at vip.cybercity.dk
Sun Jun 11 20:57:54 BST 2006

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Gerhard Fiedler wrote:

>Torsten Martinsen wrote:
>>Actually, TortoiseCVS only calls cvs.exe with a path if there is a 
>>cvs.exe in the TortoiseCVS installation folder. Otherwise, it simply 
>>calls cvs.exe, i.e. it will pick up the version in the PATH.
>Does that mean that TCVS would run correctly with any (stable and
>reasonably recent) cvsnt version? 
Possibly. In practice, experience shows that each time I bundle a new 
version of CVSNT with TortoiseCVS, problems turn up (such as when 
sandboxes on network drives suddenly required -N).

>If so, why don't you let the user specify
>the location of the cvs.exe it should use (and possibly whether it should
>install cvsnt at all)?
To keep things as simple as possible (one preference setting less), and 
to avoid unforeseen problems when the user upgrades their CVSNT version.


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