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

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2008 17:56:59 +0100

Simon Large wrote:
> 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.

Done in r12295.

Stefan

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