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Re: Aborted commits and commit messages

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-20 18:24:19 CEST

On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 20:57, Richard Garand wrote:
> When a commit fails for some reason, subversion prints an error like this:
> svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
> svn: '/home/richard/projects/cms1/svn-commit.tmp'
> Doesn't it make sense to load that message during the next commit attempt
> instead of making the user to abort the commit, open the file, copy the
> message, start a new commit, and paste the message? As of version 1.0.1, I
> have never seen subversion do this.

Why are you aborting the commit and copying/pasting?

If, in your 2nd commit, your $EDITOR comes up blank, why not just insert
the contents of the 'svn-commit.tmp' file into the current buffer? In
emacs, it's a simple "C-X, i". I'm sure it's just as easy to do that in
vi or any other editor.

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