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Re: Hooks written in Java using JavaHL

From: Dave_Thomas mailing lists <davelist_at_peoplemerge.com>
Date: 2006-11-08 02:24:19 CET

On 11/7/06, Mark Phippard <markp@softlanding.com> wrote:
>
> In my opinion, writing a pre-anything hook in Java is not viable because
> of the overhead of starting the JVM.

 Yeah that's an issue. But our hooks are fairly complex, and require XML
validation to the degree not yet possible in Python.

If that is not an issue for you,
> then your next problem is that there are no Java API's that can
> interrogate transactions, so you'd probably have to contribute that
> support to JavaHL yourself.

Yeah, I'm looking at JavaSVN now...

To do it today, you'd have to execute svnlook
> from Java which would be pointless.

That's plan B.
Dave
Received on Wed Nov 8 02:24:45 2006

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