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Re: Removing revision properties asks for commit message and doesn't display hook error message

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 19:00:30 +0200

J J wrote:
>>>>> My repository has a pre-revprop-change hook in place that prevents all
>>>>> modifications to revision properties. It works fine (i.e. prevents
>>>>> the action and displays the error message) when I try to edit or add
>>>>> revision properties via TortoiseSVN. However when I try to remove a
>>>>> property it asks me for a commit message (which should be required)
>>>>> and then just refreshes the Properties window without any change. No
>>>>> error message is displayed.
>>>>> Is this a known issue?
>>>> I can't reproduce this here. If I set the pre-revprop-change hook script
>>>> to
>>>> return -1 (indicating an error), I get a nice messagebox showing me that
>>>> the
>>>> removal of the revision property failed and the error message piped to
>>>> stderr by the script.
>>>> Do you have more information about your setup/script/versions? And I
>>>> assume
>>>> you used the log dialog, right-click, "Show revision properties" for
>>>> this?
>>> I get two different behaviors depending on how I do it.
>>> 1) Right click > Show Log. Right click on revision > Show revision
>>> properties. Highlight property and click Remove. "Enter Log Message"
>>> dialog appears. Click OK. Then a dialog titled "Microsoft Visual C++
>>> Runtime Library" appears with the following text.
>>> Runtime Error!
>>> Program C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TortoiseProc.exe
>>> This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
>>> way.
>>> Please contact the application's support team for more information.
>>> Everything is unresponsive after this, and eventually a
>>> "TortoiseProc.exe" dialog appears saying "TortoiseProc.exe has
>>> encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the
>>> inconvenience." I can click Debug or Close.
>>> 2) Within Repository Browser right click on a folder and select Show
>>> revision properties. Highlight property. Click Remove. "Enter Log
>>> Message" appears. Click OK. "Setting properties" progress dialog
>>> appears briefly. Then Properties window refreshes with all properties
>>> still present and no error.
>> Ahem: there is no menu "Show revision properties" in the repository browser,
>> only "Show properties". And those are the normal properties, not revision
>> properties. So your hook script can't interfere with changes there.
> Well I don't know what is going on then, because I definitely have a
> Show revision properties window there. See the attached image.

Ups, sorry. I completely forgot that the menu is shown for the
repository root.

But I still get the error message dialog here. I've also treid your
script, but used 'exit -1', still I get the error dialog.

Even if I return 1 instead of -1 I get the error dialog.

Are you sure your hook script is even run on the server?


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Received on 2008-06-27 19:00:44 CEST

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