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Re: Detect when changes in log message don't match commit? (was -- Re: svn commit: r36569 - in branches/1.6.x: . subversion/bindings/ctypes-python/csvn)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:15:14 +0100

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 01:36, David James <james_at_cs.toronto.edu> wrote:
>...
> This type of logic would only help if the user included a list of
> changes in the commit (e.g. they did not delete the list of changes
> before committing.)
>
> Thoughts?

Seems reasonable. If the list isn't included, then it would simply
commit... no harm, no foul. But if it *does* detect a list, then it
can look for a mismatch.

And the false-positive is no big deal: the user is simply asked a
question and can easily continue the operation. Non-interactive mode
would skip the check and question.

Cheers,
-g

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