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

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-07 18:52:37 CET

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.)

We really aren't in a continuous-build type environment, and aren't
using CC.Net (or any other tools beyond ant). Our application is
JSP/servlets, so CC.Net is probably not the right way to go in the
first place, but I'll give the original CruiseControl a look.

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