[Bioperl-l] extra hook functionality for svn repos?

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Wed Jul 11 09:40:54 EDT 2007


On Jul 11, 2007, at 8:17 AM, George Hartzell wrote:

>
> There are a bunch of "contributed" hook scripts at
>
>   http://subversion.tigris.org/tools_contrib.html#hook_scripts
>
> Given that many bioperl users depend on case-preserving but
> case-insensitive file systems, I'm wondering if hooking up the
> case-insensitive.py script might be worthwhile.

I'm not sure how often we run into this, though.  Anyone know?

> Likewise, the check-mime-type.pl script might help us keep
> svn:mime-type and svn:eol-style properties up to date.

The latter two might be nice.  I thought we planned on defaulting to  
a simple 'plain text' mime type on commits if it isn't specifically  
predefined, but maybe this way is better?

> There are others there, but none that I found interesting.
>
> How big-brother do we want the repository to be?
>
> g.

'Friendly' big-brother, not 'dystopian' big-brother.

chris


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