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Re: Accessing %VERSION% parameter in update hook batch script

From: Stefan Kng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2008 08:25:14 +0100

Simon Large wrote:

>> Should we change our hook scripts to always pass *all* params in a
>> defined way?
>
> That would make the behaviour more like svn hooks, and we could also
> provide hook templates which would help with the documentation.
>
> Are there any disadvantages? What do others think?

One disadvantage, yes: the %PATHS% replacement would have to be dropped.
Because if that one is passed always, we could easily (too easily) cross
the limit of the command line length.
That means we'd have to only use %PATH% (the temp file containing the
list of files), which however makes it harder to write hook scripts
(they will have to read and parse that file first).

Stefan

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