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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: Subversion commit mails
Date Thu, 10 Jun 2004 06:18:14 GMT
On Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 04:02:37PM +1000, David Crossley wrote:
> Jeff Turner wrote:
> > Anyone know if/how we can prevent change notifications for certain
> > Subversion subtrees going out?  Forrest stores its rendered website in
> > forrest/site/, and the commit mails are massive (up to 3Mb).
> We used to have the same problem with CVS too. Recently
> there was a post-commit script added, whereby if the diff
> content is too big then the mail just provides viewcvs links.
> Would that suffice?

Is anyone _ever_ interested in seeing generated website HTML? :)  It
would be far better to just not get notifications for this.

Anyway, I've raised it in Jira:

> > A related question: could the subject for these mails be changed to
> > something useful, like the commit message?  It is currently a directory
> > list, which tells one absolutely nothing :)
> Maybe the first say ten words of the commit log message,
> because some people provide nice lengthy descriptions
> of what they have changed.


> --David

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