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Re: Suggestion: the characters that do not allow committing.

From: Serge Tumanyan <tumanyan_at_mail.ru>
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2010 15:26:33 +0400

Stefan,

>> 2. There is no ability to prevent a commit/import/branching with an error
>> message and returning back to commit/import/branching dialogue or at
>> least I
>> was unable to find this in the documentation.
> Yes, there is: write any error text to the console error stream and
> return something else than 0 as the exit code of your hook script.

I have played a bit with this and encountered some additional problems here:
1. Returning a non-zero result works as expected in terms of stopping the
commit process, but I am getting the dialogue with the commit error and
nothing else - commit dialogue is not opened again for fixing the problem in
a comment.
2. Ok, I decided to do this through using TSVN command line and found out
that I am unable to close the current dialogue with an error and even to
check if this a dialogue with an error or a dialogue with success if it was
started from the context menu and not from the script at least without using
something undocumented.
3. I am unable to say inside the script what was a dialogue that has caused
a mistake - either it was a commit dialogue, or it was an import one or even
the branch/tag one, so I do not know what dialogue should be reopened again,
no information is passed to the script about this.
4. There is no ability to get the non-committed message that was discarded
to insert it back into the dialogue that was broken before for the user to
modify it to the correct state.

BTW, may be adding a COM interface to the TSVN main program could be a good
idea to solve such problems in general somewhere in the future?

Thank you.

Serge.

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