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Re: RFC Returning Messages To Clients via post-* Hooks

From: Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-21 18:24:43 CEST

    Thanks for clarifying. I'll begin the research process now.

Take care,


On 6/21/07, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/21/07, Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Karl,
> > Yeah. I had a discussion today on irc about this and while those
> > are similar, I couldn't find an issue that was specific. 2619 points
> > out a problem with how you background a process in your hook but the
> > hook still waits for the backgrounded process to finish before
> > returning back to the client, which really means you do not benefit
> > from backgrounding processes in this context. Not what I'm talking
> > about but it is probably related. 443 is more inline with what I'm
> > proposing but it doesn't suggest that this functionality be available
> > to *all* post-* hooks. It also seems to reference some issues that
> > have been fixed, like the ability to return stderr for the pre-commit
> > hook for example. Since all pre-* hooks have this functionality, I
> > think that all post-* hooks would benefit from this functionality as
> > well. If those issues (443, 2619) are a better place to discuss, I'll
> > do it but this is more of a specific request I think. I've been wrong
> > before though so feel free to point that out.
> Hi Jeremy,
> I think you're right and your request is more specific. However, since
> you're also committed to create a patch for the issue, there's
> actually no need to create one in the database yet. [And there won't
> be at all, if you're prepared to see the submission process through.]
> So, what you could do now is research what needs adjusting and where.
> Write that down in a proposal for change. Then, when you explained all
> aspects to the change (and nobody objects too much), you can start
> coding.
> Likely, the patch will see a number of revisions where we will ask you
> to adjust specific aspects of the patch. This may be anything from
> coding style to implementation details.
> bye,
> Erik.

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