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Re: Request for more hooks

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 18:24:52 +0100

Andrew Simpson wrote:
> Hi,
> Our project is trying to implement a mechanism to automate various
> build-related tasks (e.g. assigning version numbers, ensuring
> different build items are compatible, generating release notes, etc.)
> In order to help generate release notes and keep track of
> dependencies, we are trying to enforce a standard template for each
> commit message.
> The enforcement can be done easily enough at the server, but we would
> like TortoiseSVN to generate the template for us. For a normal
> commit, we've successfully done this using a start-commit hook.
> However, when branching, tagging, or using any other operation that
> requires a message (e.g. copying or deleting via the repo-browser),
> the script is not executed.
> So, the request is for a hook to be executed whenever a message is
> asked for, so that the template can be inserted. It would be nice if
> this was a single hook that was called for any message, possibly with
> an action code (e.g. commit, copy, delete, etc.) This would be
> easier for users to set up than having one script per action.
> On a similar subject, having merge hooks would also help us track
> merges - the current merge tracking mechanism isn't sufficient for
> our needs, and users sometimes don't put enough information in the
> commit message to indicate what was merged. A hook would allow us to
> capture this information, and the message hook could insert the
> correct merge comment.

I've added your request to issue #420:


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