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RE: Error encountered when trying to edit log for a revision

From: Silverman, Joshua H (IS) <Josh.Silverman_at_ngc.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 08:52:18 -0500

Thank you!

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From: Simon Large [mailto:simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com]
Sent: Friday, October 23, 2009 9:45 AM
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Error encountered when trying to edit log for a revision

2009/10/23 Silverman, Joshua H (IS) <Josh.Silverman_at_ngc.com>:
> When I tried to edit the log to alter the revision's description (no
> code update, simply the description itself), I got the following
error:
>
> DAV request failed; it's possible that the repository's
> pre-revprop-change hook either failed or is non-existent At least one
> property change failed; repository is unchanged Error setting property

> 'log':
> Repository has not been enabled to accept revision propchanges; ask
> the administrator to create a pre-revprop-change hook
>
> What do the administrator need to do to create the pre-revprop-change
hook?
> He is not a Subversion expert, so he asked me to inquire.

You need to create a hook within the hooks directory of the repository.
What that looks like will depend on your OS. If it is Linux you can use
one of the template scripts already in that directory (just need to
rename and modify as required). If you have a Windows repo server there
is a sample batch file in our docs.

http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-repository-hooks
.html

What that doesn't mention, although it is kinda obvious, is that the
batch file should be called pre-revprop-change.bat

Simon

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