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Re: idea: a revision keyword expanded only at 'svn export' time

From: Brandon Ehle <azverkan_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2002-12-04 17:53:28 CET

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>>>Perl and Python are not available by default on a Windows machine. Now, I
>>>know that they should be - but a lot of companies do not have very flexible
>>>IT policies.
>>>That means batch, Javascript, or VBScript in many (most?) Windows shops.
>>>Call me crazy, but I want to be able to use the svn command line client on a
>>>clean Windows install without adding anything but the executable.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>Well, VBScript and JavaScript are quite powerful enough to do this.
>>Perhaps not as elegant for searching and string replacement, but that's
>>not the point.
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>Of course VBScript and JavaScript are not avaiable on Linux by default.
>It appears that it would be necessary to have more than one version of this
>humm..... maybe this is a good reason to add it to the core, I still don't like
>adding stuff to the core that does not need to be there.
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We already package up diff, diff3, and openssl on windows, why not pick
a script language and package it up as well?

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Received on Wed Dec 4 14:50:58 2002

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