Óscar Fuentes ofv at wanadoo.es
Sun Nov 15 20:30:17 GMT 2009

Larry Drews <ldrewsNOSPAM at thesoftwareronin.com> writes:

> I have just spent a frustrating 4 hours trying to set up Beyond Compare 3 
> as the external merge tool for Bazaar (latest stable release).
> external_merge = '"C:\Program Files\Beyond Compare3\BComp.exe /fv " %r %b %
> t %o'
> This doesn't work.  Keeps giving the error message: 
> Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
> (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
> C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>cd \las\l10
> C:\LAS\L10>bzr extmerge --all
> bzr: ERROR: [Error 123] The filename, directory name, or volume label 
> syntax is
> incorrect

What happens if you install the external merge tool on a directory with
no embbeded white spaces? (something like c:\bcomp3)

If this still fails, try using normal slashes instead of backslashes as
path separators (but keep avoiding white spaces on pathnames)



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