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Re: [PATCH] run hook-scripts on WIN32

From: Carey Evans <careye_at_spamcop.net>
Date: 2003-01-14 06:56:55 CET

rbb@rkbloom.net wrote:

> Unfortunately, no. APR just calls the native Windows CreateProcess call,
> so if Windows can't do it, neither can APR. The best thing you could do,
> IMNSHO, is to just hard-code this to $(unix_script_name).bat on Windows.
> This allows the Windows environment to do the right thing, and it removes
> all the checks from the SVN code. The only problem with it, is that most
> Windows developers consider batch files an incredible hack.

Another problem would be that batch files can't set an exit status, even
if the program they call fails, or doesn't exist. If you had to pick a
single extension, .wsf would be better: JScript and VBScript are much
more like real programming languages than batch files are.

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Received on Tue Jan 14 07:12:42 2003

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