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Re: Can client-side hooks run a script not in working copy?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:52:48 +0200

On 05.08.2013 21:44, Ben Fritz wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Ron Wilson <ronw.mrmx_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Another option would be to put commands in the makefile or build script
>>>> of
>>>> each project that will check for the hook scripts (or tools project)
>>>> being
>>>> in the working copy and fetching them if they weren't.
>>> That works if the tools project is a subdirectory of everybody's WC
>>> root. But I like checking out just a single "trunk" directory.
>> Understandable.
>> Maybe an extern reference in each project to the tools project would satisfy
>> TSVN's restrictions. Otherwise, the alternative is to maintain multiple
>> copies of the hook scripts in each project. Seems to me an extra project
>> containing the common elements is a small price to pay.
> We actually have a nice "Shared/Tools" location where I could put such
> things. But how would I get this into my project's working copy?
> I actually realized a little while ago when I started trying to test
> some of these options, that the tsvn:XXXhook properties are not in
> 1.7.x so I probably need to try a different tack for now anyway.
> But if I were using 1.8.x, an external reference would be a nice way
> to do this. Will this work? Server-side scripts require an absolute
> path to run, and
> http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-propertypage.html#tsvn-dug-propertypage-tsvn-props
> mentions the %REPOROOT% variable as a way to account for differing
> working copy locations. But since an external doesn't actually reside
> at the repository path where it appears in the working copy, I don't
> think I can use REPOROOT in this case. I can't tell from the docs
> whether relative paths work or not for the client-side scripts.

As long as you use the external inside a folder and not as a file
external, it will work because the working copy root of an external
folder is the folder itself.


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