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Re: [PATCH] run hook-scripts on WIN32

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-01-13 17:25:32 CET

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:

> "Chris Foote" <Chris.Foote@xtra.co.nz> writes:
> > This patch, from rev 4328, gets the hooks working on WIN32 by checking for a
> > script
> > with an .exe, .cmd or .bat extentsion.
> I'm not really interested in Windows ;) but why can't you just have a
> fixed name for the script? Can that script not then invoke any other
> program using any name/extension/path you care to choose? Why is it
> necessary for Subversion to do this processing? It's not as if it's a
> setting that every repository user will want to customise, it's only
> the repository administrator that deals with it.

Wow, that's a really good point, Philip.

Can APR (running on win32) launch a program with an arbitrary name?

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