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RE: [TSVN] Windows case-sensitive request

From: <Bill.Hughes_at_cgi-europe.com>
Date: 2005-07-20 17:50:46 CEST

Martin Tomes wrote:
> Bill Hughes wrote:
>> Martin Tomes wrote:
>> > Lübbe Onken wrote:
>> >> Hi Pawel,
>> >>> Our company runs entirely on WindowsXP, and we found problem
>> with >>> case- sensitive locks/logins/checkouts.
>> > >
>> >> Please read this: http://tortoisesvn.sourceforge.net/?q=node/8 >
>> > I committed a Python script check-case-insensitive.py yesterday.
>> > Don't use the Perl one, I will remove it at some point.
>>
>> What's wrong with the Perl hook? I don't have python at present but
>> do use perl...
>
> The Perl version of the script runs svnlook and parses the
> output. It
> also has a logic error (which is unlikely to bite) and is not very
> efficient. There is limited scope for improvement to the
> Perl script so
> I wrote a Python script which uses the Subversion Python language
> bindings to directly query the repository. This script is much more
> efficient than the Perl one. There is also scope for another
> major leap
> in efficiency which I will get round to coding sometime.
>
> Why Python? It appears to be favoured by the Subversion
> developers and
> there were plenty of examples of how to use the Python
> language bindings
> at the level I needed. And I need to get to understand Trac which is
> written in Python and this was an opportunity to get to grips
> with the
> language.
>
> There are instructions in the script on how to get it working on Unix
> like systems and on Windows.

Thanks Martin, I'll have a look.

Bill

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