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Re: RFC: Log Message Templates via new hook.

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-05-20 19:28:04 CEST

John Peacock wrote:
> SteveKing wrote:
>> All I'm asking for is to have the option to *not* force a client to
>> contact the repository. Especially if the hook script there just
>> returns a static template or worse: nothing! If there's even a chance
>> to avoid a repo roundtrip, we should take it. There's absolutely no
>> reason to make it impossible for clients to optimize/work-around
>> existing performance issues...
> If that is your only concern, I suspect it would be extremely likely
> that someone would add an API flag (corresponding to a CLI command like
> '--no-log-template') which wouldn't contact the repository. Actually,
> since you are running status followed by commit with a prewritten log
> entry, you shouldn't see the round-trip ever, since it is only intended
> to happen if the commit doesn't include a log entry (corresponding to
> "-F" in the CLI).

But then, TSVN would *never* use those templates at all. What I have in
mind would let the project admin decide if the template has to be
dynamically generated by the hook script or not.


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