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Re: svn commit: rev 2330 - trunk trunk/subversion trunk/subversion/include trunk/subversion/libsvn_auth

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-06-25 21:03:35 CEST

On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 11:07:36AM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> "Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:
> > > SVN: ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > SVN: Enter Log. Lines beginning with 'SVN:' are removed automatically
> > > SVN:
> > > SVN: Current status of the target files and directories:
> > > SVN:
> > > SVN: M /home/gstein/src/svn/build.conf
> > > SVN: A /home/gstein/src/svn/subversion/include/svn_auth.h
> > > SVN: AM /home/gstein/src/svn/subversion/libsvn_auth
> > > SVN: A /home/gstein/src/svn/subversion/libsvn_auth/auth.c
> >
> > Hmmm... :)


> Greg, I'm gonna make a guess:
> Did you write your log message by having an editor pop up, but then
> for some reason aborted the commit, leaving the log message saved in a
> file... and then redo the commit later with -F?

Bing! Got it in one. :-)

> Looking at the control flow in svn_cl__get_log_message(), the above
> result is exactly what would happen. We only attempt to strip the
> prefix if the message was obtained from $EDITOR. If we already have
> the message (for example, via -F) then we just return it directly,
> with no further processing.
> I'm not sure that anything should necessarily be done about this...
> though an argument can be made for always stripping the prefix, no
> matter what the source of the message. Hmmm.
> Thoughts?

When we leave the file behind after an aborted commit (a conflict problem in
my case), then we should process the SVN: markers out of it. I'll go and
annotate the issue about leaving msg files.

No way should we strip them from provided files. That could damage whatever
a user may put in there. It is the EDITOR behavior where we defined SVN:

-Greg "off to tweak the log msg" Stein

Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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