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Re: Question on detecting updates

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-12-06 04:40:34 CET

"Burt Leung" <taz-01@hawaii.rr.com> writes:

> To the developer(s);
> I am computer science student working on a project which needs to take a
> versioning program such as CVS or Subversion and detect when updates are
> done (and information about it, such as the user that did the update).
> Recently we have worked with CVS but found that only commits can be
> detected. My question is: can Subversion somehow give information on
> user updates? I understand that "hook scripts" are implemented, but am
> unsure if these can detect updates.

Subversion has no update-related hooks. Further, Subversion doesn't
require a user to authenticate for the purposes of updating. In other
words, unless some other mechanism demands authentication (such as
Apache requiring a valid user for a REPORT request), Subversion will
never know who is doing the update.

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Received on Fri Dec 6 04:44:29 2002

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