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Re: Log Message Templates vs Server->Client Configuration.

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-17 01:29:11 CEST

On May 16, 2005, at 6:07 PM, Greg Hudson wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-05-16 at 17:17 -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>
>> On the server side, this causes hooks/log-message-template
>> to be
>> invoked. If the hook doesn't exist, then the response that
>> comes back to the client just says "no template", and the
>> client
>> behaves as it does today.
>>
>
> I like this idea because the hook script can do interesting things
> with
> the list of modified files. For instance, the Subversion project
> could
> have a log template which looks like:
>
> * subversion/libsvn_foo/bar.c ():
> * subversion/libsvn_foo/baz.c ():

Oooooooooh. I *really* like that! +1

> Any log template mechanism where the server transmits static data
> to the
> client is inherently limited in this respect, because can't have the
> server telling the client to execute code (barring the addition of a
> sandboxed virtual interpreter to the client).

Agreed.

-Fitz

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