[TxMt] Use of Subversion requires a file to be open.

Torsten Becker torsten.becker at gmail.com
Wed Aug 9 11:37:22 UTC 2006

Romulo Velasquez wrote:
> When I open an existing project the directory structure appears in
> the drawer while the currently selected file contents appears within
> the window (which is blank when you first open an existing project).
> If I have the root project folder selected (text window still blank)
> I am unable to get the status of the subversioned folder ('svn
> status').  In order for me to get the status of the project I must
> open at least one file and then select the root project folder again
> and then I can get the status.  This is true for other subversion
> commands as well (you need at least one file open in order to perform
> subversion commands on your project).
> Is this behaviour intentional?  I feel like subversion commands
> should work independent of whether files are open or not .. it should
> work on the files/folders in the project drawer only.

Hi, this is a current limitation of the way TextMate starts commands.
In fact you can't start any commands (not just Subversion's) if there
is no open file.


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