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Re: Scheduling an email of change logs.

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 15:02:39 +0000

2009/11/2 Richard Quadling <rquadling_at_googlemail.com>:
> Hi.
>
> I'm a newbie to SVN, so please be gentle.
>
> I'm on windows, so, please be even more gentle!
>
> Using TortoiseSVN, I can manually create CSV files of the cache for
> the repository (Right clicking a repository, choosing TortoiseSVN ->
> Settings -> Cached Repositories -> Update & Export - more or less).
>
> From there, I can create emails for each major project/branch per
> day/week showing the commit messages and urls of changes.
>
>
> Is there a way I can programmatically do the export? I want to have
> the process run unattended, so no manual update & export.
>
> As some indication of the project, there are 969 authors, 368,438
> paths, 290144 revisions. It is a pretty big project.
>
> I also see that I have a logcache folder containing a Repositories.dat
> file and the cache file for the repository I'm interested in. Is this
> file readable externally? Is the format/structure documented?
>
> I've no problems accessing the CSV files to build my reports. I'd like
> to be able to create the CSV files automatically or to update the
> logcache file and access that.
>
> Either way really.
>
> Any help would be appreciated.

You would be better off doing this on the server side, maybe triggered
by a post-commit hook. That is how commit emails are usually sent out.
If you use the log cache on the client you have to be sure the client
is up-to-date first.

Simon

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