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Re: Pre/Post-processing files on check-in/out

From: Michael Haggerty <mhagger_at_alum.mit.edu>
Date: 2007-10-03 09:32:01 CEST

Jack Repenning wrote:
> In a cvs2svn context, then, how would you feel if cvs2svn were to learn
> to transform resource forks into bundles? I believe there are standard
> mappings and tools between file+fork and bundle+resource-file, aren't
> there? So even if your app isn't happy about bundles rather than
> resource forks (which I've heard some aren't), you'd have a path.

FWIW, a couple of months ago I added an option to cvs2svn to unpack
AppleSingle files during the conversion, but the current code throws
away everything but the data fork (because SVN doesn't have a way to
store the other info!) This was helpful to a user who didn't need the
other resources. This code is in the trunk version of cvs2svn and is
accessible when starting cvs2svn via the options file method via the
ctx.decode_apple_single option.

I know this is not a solution to the problem being discussed; I just
wanted to let you know that it is out there.


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