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From Daniel Shahaf <danie...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Modifying transaction properties (svnadmin setrevprop)
Date Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:19:18 GMT
Daniel Shahaf wrote on Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 21:48:38 +0000:
> Ryan J Ollos wrote on Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 14:23:37 -0700:
> > For a long time I've known the rule "don't modify a transaction in a
> > pre-commit hook", documented in (1) and recently repeated in (2).
> > 
> > I was therefore surprised to read about the "svnadmin setrevprop" command
> > (3) in 1.9, and to see an example of modifying transaction properties in
> > the hook-scripts: "persist-ephemeral-txnprops.py" (4).
> > 
> > Are there some conditions under which it's okay to modify the transaction,
> > or are there only specific use-cases when this should be done?

I think I can give a simpler answer: anything you can do using only
svnadmin/svnlook is okay.  The rule you quote refers to people who
directly use the svn_fs_* APIs, or DAV clients.

Cheers,

Daniel

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