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From "Alexey Solofnenko" <trel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: Default excludes and Subversion on Windows
Date Tue, 15 Aug 2006 16:35:22 GMT
Accessing environment variables from Java is a hack. Do we want to always
execute it? In case of failure, normal build execution can be affected, even
if people do not care about "_svn" directory names.

- Alexey.

On 8/15/06, Martijn Kruithof <jm@kruithof.xs4all.nl> wrote:
>
> Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de wrote:
>
> >"... the svn command line client and svnversion now treat the environment
> variable SVN_ASP_DOT_NET_HACK specially on Windows. If this variable is set
> (to any value), they will use "_svn" instead of ".svn". We recommend that
> all Subversion clients running on Windows take advantage of this behaviour.
> Note that once the environment variable is set, working copies with standard
> ".svn" directories will stop working, and will need to be re-checked-out to
> get "_svn" instead."
> >
> >We could check that environment variable and if set add that default
> exclude (and log a statement).
> >
> >
> >Jan
> >
> >
> >
> +1 to that one
>
> >
> >
> >>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> >>Von: Kev Jackson [mailto:foamdino@gmail.com]
> >>Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. August 2006 07:53
> >>An: Ant Developers List
> >>Betreff: Re: Default excludes and Subversion on Windows
> >>
> >>
> >>On 15 Aug 2006, at 11:53, Conor MacNeill wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>According to
> >>>http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.3_releasenotes.html
> >>>
> >>>"The "_svn" hack is now officially supported: since some versions of
> >>>ASP.NET don't allow directories beginning with dot ..."
> >>>
> >>>So I think we should add it to the default set in 1.7
> >>>
> >>>Conor
> >>>
> >>>
> >>The problem with this is that I know that I name some project
> >>directories _<project>, so that they are always listed first
> >>in Windows Explorer.  So for example if I was working on the
> >>svn source code, I might well have a directory called _svn - I
> >>know at least one other person who does this so that it's
> >>easier to find the current working project.  Since I don't
> >>work on svn, I won't have this problem, but someone else may
> >>and may call a directory _svn.  Having said all that - the
> >>people who work on svn have blessed the _svn hack, so
> >>presumambly this is now standard </end rambling nonsense>
> >>
> >>+0 for a change to defaultexcludes, I can see a potential problem,
> >>but it seems that the svn guys want to use this hack, so I'm
> >>ambivalent towards adding it.
> >>
> >>Kev
> >>
> >>--
> >>"That government is best which governs not at all" - Henry Thoreau
> >>
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