[pmwiki-users] Proposal: version control for cookbooks recipes
gmane at auxbuss.com
Tue Oct 24 14:10:48 CDT 2006
Stefan Schimanski said...
> There are several non-trivial cookbook recipes now on pmwiki.org. I use
> a whole lot of them in my installations of PmWiki. Updating cookbook
> recipes for new features, but much more important for security fixes is
> very complicated at the moment. Especially if you have modified recipes
> to your needs it makes a lot of work. Moreover you have to go through
> all the PmWiki.org pages to look for updates once in a while (or use the
> notify feature, then at least you are notified automatically)
> As an example I just saw the update of the commentboxplus script of HansB by
> accident. It took me quite some time to identify and apply his
> (security-) fixes to my modified version, which even worse was based on
> the commentboxplus2 version, juggling with patch, diff and wget.
> I wonder if it would make sense to create some open repository (maybe on
> sourceforge, if possible?) using Subversion. Then updating is a matter
> of "svn update". How is the common opinion about something like that? Of
> course one could still download them directly (with a direct http link
> to the latest version in the repository) for those who don't like using
Excellent idea, Stefan. It would help with testing too, by allowing us
to create branches.
Now, if only TortoiseSVN was available on Linux ;-)
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