[Zope-CVS] CVS: CVSROOT - postcommit_actions:1.141

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fred@zope.com
Tue, 15 Oct 2002 15:43:19 -0400

Ken Manheimer writes:
 > That's obvious, *if* you have a checkout to operate on.  As far as i
 > can tell, the 'status' cvs command does not work on the repository,
 > itself - and on the server, which is where the processing is
 > happening, we have only the repository.

An excellent point!

 > Now, we _could_ have the processing update a checkout on the server in
 > order to be able to do the status check.  That does not seem
 > appropriate.  Particularly considering that the relevant structure of
 > the CVS ',v' files is not likely to vary.  (Consider that ancillary
 > tools like ViewCVS and CVSWeb depend on the structure of those files,
 > probably for the same reasons that have me grubbing in them...)

True.  I'll just have to get over it, then.  ;-)


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fred at zope.com>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation