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Re: [PATCH] run hook-scripts on WIN32

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2003-01-14 11:15:41 CET

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 06:56:55PM +1300, Carey Evans wrote:
> 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.
Of course batch can set an exit status, just use

exit 1
instead of
> --
> "Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and
> quoted."
> -- Fred Allen
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Kevin Pilch-Bisson                    http://www.pilch-bisson.net
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