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Re: Using svn with cron?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2011 21:44:34 +0200

Did you check svn's stderr?

bimininavels wrote on Sun, Mar 06, 2011 at 11:45:36 -0800:
> I've been struggling all morning with what should be a very simple problem.
>
> I would like to commit and update a svn repository daily using cron. I've
> encapsulated my svn calls into a perl script, which runs the following
>
> ----
> #!/usr/bin/perl
>
> print "To run svn commit\n";
> $thetime=time;
>
> system "cd ~/docs; /usr/bin/svn commit --message '$thetime' \n";
> system "cd ~/docs; /usr/bin/svn info \n";
> ----
>
> The whole thing is >> to a file in my /tmp directory for monitoring.
>
> The script works fine if I run it manually.
>
> In the monitoring file, I see the correct output from svn info after the
> cronjob, but it looks like the "svn commit" never runs. I don't see any output
> from it and the revision never changes.
>
> ----
> To run svn commit
> Path: .
> URL: svn://xxremoved
> Repository Root: svn://xxremoved
> Repository UUID: xxremoved
> Revision: 487
> Node Kind: directory
> Schedule: normal
> Last Changed Rev: 487
> Last Changed Date: 2011-03-06 04:42:01 -0800 (Sun, 06 Mar 2011)
> ----
>
> (I do have some file changes there to force a commit)
>
> Does anyone know why svn info would work while svn commit would not?
>
> Thanks,
> - Jonathan
Received on 2011-03-06 20:45:31 CET

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