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Re: Hook scripts on Windows - using Windows Script Host?

From: Kyle Kline <kyle.kline_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-07 15:05:44 CET

I use WSH (jscript) invoked from post-commit.bat for auto-updating a shared
(server) WC and appending a delta to my incremental dump file.

It works fine -- including capturing & parsing the output of things like
svnlook.

-Kyle

On 12/7/05, Gary Feldman <svnul4228@marsdome.com> wrote:
>
> Joshua Varner wrote:
> ...
> > On 12/6/05, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>On 12/6/05, Joshua Varner <jlvarner@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>>On 12/6/05, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...>>
> >>Actually, I wasn't planning on changing the file in the commit. We'll
> >>be keeping both the PDF and the source DOC in the project, in
> >>different locations. My plan was to, in the post-commit or later,
> >>export the updated DOC file to a temp directory, convert it to PDF,
> >>then check the PDF in at the proper location.
> >
> > It might be easier to have a hook script that rejects any commits that
> > include a doc file, but not the corresponding PDF. Then providing a
> > little commit wrapper script to do the conversion if necessary, prior
> > to commiting.
>
> Yet another option for this is to use CruiseControl.Net to monitor changes
> to
> DOC files and do the update there. That's the way I'd do it, but I'm
> already
> deploying CruiseControl.Net. The advantage is that the user doesn't have
> to
> wait for the post-commit hook. The disadvantage is that the window of
> time when
> the .doc and .pdf are out of sync is a bit large, depending on the
> configuration. (Plus the obvious disadvantage of yet another tool, if you
> have
> no other use for CC.Net.)
>
> Gary
>
>
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