[thelist] Separating the wheat from the chaff

scotdiddle at webtdo.com scotdiddle at webtdo.com
Wed Apr 9 13:43:48 CDT 2008

Hello List,

I've been lurking for a while. This is my first post, and have  
something I want to do that even Goggle can't find...

I am developing content for my website: http://www.webtdo.com.  It is  
almost ready to be ported from my test server to my hosted server.

My SVN repository is huge, full of stuff like:  programA.php,  
programAAlmost.php, programABroken.php, holdProgramA.php... as well as  
working test scripts to use as examples... AJAXDriverWithWaitImage.php  
vs. AJAXDriver.php (production name)... You get the idea...

Also, just because I might have two files in the repository called  
programB.php and newProgramB.php, does not mean that progamB.php is  
being called... Perhaps it was a major re-write of programB.php, but  
after I got newProgramB.php fully re-written and debugged, I forgot to  
rename the original file to programBMinusOne.php, newProgramB.php to  
programB.php, and I failed to change the include (in place for  
testing) from newProgramB.php to programB.php...


what I am hoping to garner from this list is a pointer to existing  
code that will allow me to recursively dive into the system starting  
at index.php, finding all 'require', 'require_once', 'include', and   
src= statements (javascript, css,  and img), allowing me to ID those  
programs that are actually part of the finished product... Then, I  
would like to enter each item found and do it again... and again...  
and again, until I have a listing produced which will show  me which  
items to move to the production server ( the wheat ) while leaving the  
chaff ( test programs, errors, boo-boos, misnamed files, etc. ) behind.

This will allow me to start a new SVN Repository for my system.

Any help will be greatly appreciated...

Scot L. Diddle, Richmond VA

...No Digital -- None of the Time...

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