Installing subversion bindings in Windows standalone exe

Steve Borho steve at
Sun Mar 2 11:05:10 CST 2008

On Sun, 2008-03-02 at 12:39 +0000, Paul Moore wrote:
> I want to use the convert extension to track a remote Subversion
> repository. In order to do this, I need the Python subversion bindings
> installed. As I'm using the standalone Windows binary (from
> I'm not sure how I can do this - is
> there anywhere that the standalone installer EXE will recognise as
> containing additional Python packages, where I can put the Subversion
> bindings?
> (I guess it's possible that TortoiseHg includes the Subversion
> bindings - it's not clear from the description. However, I definitely
> do not want any of the Explorer integration, etc, so TortoiseHg is
> only of use to me as an option if it's possible to install it as a
> purely command line version).

TortoiseHg does come with the svn python bindings and you can disable
the shell extensions (details in the FAQ).  The TortoiseHg dialogs are
usable from the CLI via the hgtk.exe wrapper.

Steve Borho (steve at
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