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Re: Interactive pre-commit hook script?

From: Marcus Rueckert <darix_at_web.de>
Date: 2006-05-06 01:24:26 CEST

On 2006-05-05 13:10:17 -0400, Gloria wrote:
> I am currently implementing some complex code checking conditions
> specific to our application.
>
> I was hoping to prompt for and read developer responses directly in the
> pre-commit script, but this does not seem to work, although SVNLOOK
> seems to be able to prompt and take interative user input.
>
> My question is, why can't the pre-commit script itself run
> interactively? To get interactive responses, do I need to take control
> of STDIN, STDOUT, STDERR?
>
> I was expecting standard shell script behavior from pre-commit, but this
> is not what I am seeing.

now imagine the script is run by a remote server.
e.g. with svn+ssh stdin and stdout are already taken for the actual
transport. stderr is send to the client. but there is no channel left
for pushing the response through to the script.

interactive hooks scripts is nothing you really want. imho.

just my 2 cents,

darix

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