Integration with Araxis Merge?

Hello, has anybody running integration with Araxis Merge? I have installed command line tools, set up path but SourceTree still says "Cannot find Araxis Merge". Does anybody know what should I check?

Thanks for help.


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Did you install the command-line tools in the recommended location, or somewhere else that you then added to your PATH? Because PATH doesn't affect Mac OS X apps SourceTree looks in the standard locations only such as ~/bin, /bin, /usr/bin, /usr/local/bin.

Hi Steve, I have installed it in ~/Library/AraxisUtilities and moving to ~/bin helped. Thank you.

Starting with Araxis Merge 2013.4283 (released 14 January 2013) the utilities are now placed inside the application bundle at "/Applications/Araxis\" so perhaps SourceTree can be updated to just look for them there. So folks just need to install Araxis Merge and then choose it in SourceTree with no copying/linking of files.

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Actually, I went ahead and created a Feature Request for this -

I found the utilities installed to /Applications/Araxis

I had the same issue integrating them with SourceTree and tried the solution of creating links to araxisgitdiff and araixisgitmerge in ~/bin with no success.

I did have success by copying all the files in the utilties folder to /usr/bin using:

sudo cp /Applications/Araxis\* /usr/bin

SourceTree only needs to be able to see the command line tools 'compare' and 'araxisgitmerge' (or 'araxishgmerge') in the usual path locations such as /usr/local/bin.

Unfortunately Araxis's instructions about adding /Applications/Araxis to the PATH variable to resolve their changes in the latest versions doesn't work for any Mac OS X apps, since the PATH variable has no effect there, it only affects terminals. The quickest way to resolve it is to do this:

ln -s /Applications/Araxis\ /usr/local/bin/compare
ln -s /Applications/Araxis\ /usr/local/bin/araxishgmerge
ln -s /Applications/Araxis\ /usr/local/bin/araxishgmerge

~/bin isn't on the path for Mac OS X apps by default so that's why it didn't work when you did that.

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Sorry, I forgot: Mac OS X, 10.7.4

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There is a typo on third command Steve should be

ln -s /Applications/Araxis\ /usr/local/bin/araxisgitmerge


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