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RE: [Svnmerge] [PATCH] ver2: remove progname hardcoding in svnmerge,py

From: Madan U S <madan_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-03-31 16:55:30 CEST

Hi Giovanni,

On Friday 31 Mar 2006 7:48 pm, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Madan U S <madan@collab.net> wrote:
[snip]
> This will crash Windows users which run the program with
> "/path/to/svnmerge" (no .py extension),

am not sure why it will crash on windows. I tested this case (only 'svnmerge command') on linux, the split function takes care of this.

> after having registered the .py
> files. It will also crash for users which use the binary self-contained
> version (svnmerge.exe, which requires no existing Python installation).

/me is confused why

>
> I'm not sure why you're going through this in the first place. If we ever
> want to rename svnmerge.py to SvnUberMerge, it's just one line change.
> Python is known for having incompatibilities problem with argv[0] across
> platforms,

aw! thats bad... but this is the first time am hearing about this... google also doesnt return any results on this...

Regards,
Madan.
Received on Fri Mar 31 16:56:57 2006

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