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Re: SCCS to Subversion Python script

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-04 02:20:56 CET

Robert Zeh wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Argument escaping might be a problem.
>> The 1.2 bindings provide svn.core.argv_to_command_string(), which
>> could help out here.
>> It takes a python list of arguments - e.g. ["sccs", "-p", ... ] - and
>> makes an escaped string which will do the right thing on whichever
>> platform it is running on.
>> Also, 2>/dev/null isn't very cross-platform. Could it simply be left
>> out? or does sccs spew unwanted stuff on stderr?
> sccs spews a lot of unwanted stuff on stderr --- which brings me to
> another question. Isn't SCCS itself rather non cross-platform?

There's a GNU implementation of it, which I imagine can be compiled most
places. :-)

> I'm a
> little leary of switching to the 1.2 bindings because I won't be able to
> test it myself --- my debian box is at 1.1.1.

Well, you could just grab the bits you need, since they are in the pure
python part of the bindings...

But, I think the current situation is acceptable, at least for the initial
revision of a contrib script. I may tidy it up after it's got into the
subversion repository.

> I've made all of the other changes, and I found a few places where the
> user id was hard coded.

Excellent! Time to post an updated version here, then.


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