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From Stefan Sperling <s...@elego.de>
Subject Re: detach.py script isn't updated for 1.8/1.9
Date Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:15:14 GMT
On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:34:19PM +0200, Stefan wrote:
> >Stefan <luke1410@gmx.de> writes:
> >
> >>2. add some documentation to the script to point out it's an
> >>experiment and can be used as a starting point, if someone needs the
> >>functionality and cannot use a different approach
> >When run the only thing the script does is print:
> >
> >   Exception: This script is unfinished and not ready to be used on live data.
> >       Trust us.
> >
> >I don't really see how we could make it clearer.
> Oops. That part I overlooked. Yes this certainly reduces the issue I
> initially saw here and therefore I guess unless s/o supports solution 1 or
> 3, nothing would be worth to add for no 2.
> 
> In the light of this script surviving the release of 1.10 I'd though suggest
> to add the known issue as a comment to the top of the file:
> 
> # Note: This script has a hardcoded check for a 1.7 WC format. It won't work
> # with 1.8+ WCs.
> # As stated in the  exception it's unfinished and not ready for use.

I would still prefer just deleting the script.
Anyone sufficiently interested can find it in our repository history.

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