[darcs-users] determining what darcs apply did [was: sending notices when a repo changes]

Thomas Zander zander at kde.org
Sun Mar 6 11:23:42 UTC 2005

On Sunday 06 March 2005 11:19, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> I'd favour possibly large data going into a temporary file with the
> filename in an environment variable.

Thats a bad idea; don't assume you get to always write a file in the 
environment you are running in.

> How do other SCMs handle this?


Notice that the strategy chosen there; one script which is called by all 
hooks with a different argument. Really does not help to make things 
The env vars idea is used there, and in cvs.  Proven idea; please go for 
that :)
Thomas Zander
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