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Re: Remove check-case-insensitive.py from contrib?

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-03-16 18:53:31 CET

+1 on replacing it.

On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Johnathan Gifford wrote:

> I have no problem with using the case-insensitive.py script. But
> can someone update the comment header to explain how to call
> case-insensitive.py? I have no clue what needs to be passed to it
> and in what order. Executing the script without any arguments
> doesn't tell much either. And there is nothing in the read me or on
> subversion.tigris.org about how to call this script. A Google
> search found lots of sites with information about
> check-case-insensitive.py , only one or two mentions
> case-insensitive.py. Searching the mailing list archives on haxx
> found similiar results as Google.

As a hook script, it would be called with the same set of arguments as
check-case-insensitive.py.

> From: "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net>
> To:Martin Tomes <lists@tomes.org>
> Date: 03/16/07 10:27 AM
> Subject: Re: Remove check-case-insensitive.py from contrib?
> CC:<dev@subversion.tigris.org>
> Martin Tomes wrote:
> > I wrote check-case-insensitive.py (and .pl) having never written any
> > Python and with little knowledge of the Subversion API, and although it
> > works it is very inefficient. The replacement script case-insensitive.py
> > (not written by me) is far better but only works for Subversion 1.3.0
> > and later.
> >
> > Given that check-case-insensitive.{py,pl} are on the 1.3 branch I
> > propose to remove them from the trunk and make a clearer note on
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/tools_contrib.html#hook_scripts that
> > check-case-insensitive should *not* be used for subversion 1.3 and beyond.
>
> +1
>
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> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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