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Re: What happens after hook "post-commit"

From: Michael Schmitt <schmitt_at_TI.Uni-Trier.DE>
Date: 2003-06-05 18:02:06 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>The commit finishes in the repository, creating revision XXX. Then,
>if a post-commit hook exists, the program is fork()ed and passed the
>newly created revision number.
>The new 1-2 second delay you're seeing is probably the time it takes
>to fork() a child process and wait for the child process to die. If
>you don't want the parent process to wait for everything in your hook
>script to return, try backgrounding (&) the commands in the script.
Actually, the delay can be up to 5 seconds in some cases! Too much for a
simple fork command check. Moreover, these 5 seconds are counted from
the last command of the post-commit hook.


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