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Re: RFC: Log Message Templates via new hook.

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-05-20 17:04:47 CEST

[I don't know why this message didn't come through until this morning]

Mark Grosberg wrote:
> Right now we try to do the keywords on each commit and put them in by
> hand; but an automated system where we can simply put the rules in a
> Perl script would be nice. This is an actual use case for the way we use
> subversion at work.

Nothings stopping you from doing this now, even without server hooks.
Just define $SVN_EDITOR to be a Perl script on the client which does
whatever magic mangling you want. Just because the project doesn't want
to support client hooks (for any number of reasons), doesn't mean you
cannot write your own.


John Peacock
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