Python script for automatic synchronization based on inotify
dieter at plaetinck.be
Wed Mar 23 09:33:37 CET 2011
On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 08:00:27 +0100
martin f krafft <madduck at madduck.net> wrote:
> also sprach Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> [2011.03.20.1235
> > oh, one more thing.
> > you can query the current branch in a pure-python way, by
> > reading .git/HEAD
> No, please do not use this. Use
> git symbolic-ref -q HEAD || git name-rev --name-only HEAD
well, the idea behind doing it in pure-python is removing the overhead
of spawning extra processes, do you have an argument why reading the
branchname of the current HEAD in a few lines of python is bad?
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