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From vishwajeet singh <dextrou...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Custom message for svn on success full commit
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2012 14:13:35 GMT
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 7:37 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp@elego.de> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 07:25:00PM +0530, yerra babji wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like to show some custom message which I get from svn pre-commit
> > hook to users on successful check in.
> >
> > I am able to show custom message when pre-commit gets failed. But unable
> to
> > redirect the message when pre-commit succeeded
> >
> > Could you please suggest me the way to display my custom message
> > on successful  pre-commit hook return
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Babji
>
> There is no nice way to do this, sorry. Any output from the pre-commit
> hook is discarded if no error occurs.
>
> Usually notifications are sent from the post-commit hook not to the
> SVN client but to some other channel, such as a mailing list, a website,
> a feed, etc. For that purpose you might want to take a look at
> svnpubsub, see http://www.apache.org/dev/cms.html#svnpubsub and
>
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/tools/server-side/svnpubsub/
>
> If you really want the SVN client to display a custom message after every
> commit, as a crude workaround you could print the desired output to stderr
> from the post-commit hook and always exit 1 from the post-commit hook.
> But to the user this will always look like an error at first sight.
>

IMHO that does not sounds like a great idea as for clients like TortoiseSVN
overlay does not get updated if post-commit hook fails every time you need
to refresh to see updated overlay.



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