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Re: [Issue 3096] Default perl script for notifying commits by email should be improved

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 01:41:19 +0100

John Peacock wrote:
> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> Or should we -instead- endorse mailer.py? I'm not at all that happy
>> with maintaining duplicate functionality. Within the Subversion core
>> we don't have much choice (as things stand), but do we need to do so
>> when the alternative is obviously so much more advanced?
> I agree - why does Subversion need to provide and maintain more than one
> sample post-commit mailer? It's nice to have *something* included in
> the core package, but when I tried to improve commit-email.pl.in, I
> found to be not very easily rewritten (no jokes about all Perl code
> being that way). ;-)
> We could also just mention SVN::Notify for the Perl-inclined, which is
> at least as advanced and flexible as mailer.py (plus I have some
> proprietary interest in that one, since I have several subclasses of it
> that I have written/maintain).

Well, I'm a Python person anyway, so I'm a bit biased, but...

Yes, I would totally be happy with binning commit-email.pl and shipping
a single endorsed solution for commit emails.


Received on 2008-06-12 02:41:47 CEST

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