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

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 17:58:46 +0000

On 07/03/2008, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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).

I don't think that is a great loss. It should be no harder to parse a
file containing one filename per line than it is to parse a single
command line argument containing multiple filenames.

Simon

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