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Re: Commit hooks malfunctioning...

From: Simon Comeau Martel <martelsc_at_videotron.ca>
Date: 2005-01-21 19:21:49 CET

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "Dassi, Nasser" <NDassi@141xm.com> writes:

>>Set workdir=c:\htdocs
>>Cd %workdir%
>>Svn status > %workdir%\list.txt
>>Cscript c:\svnrepos\proj1\hooks\gen_add.vbs (CREATES list_add.txt in
>>proper directory)
>>Svn add --targets %workdir%\list_add.txt --force
>>Del %workdir%\list.txt
>>Del %workdir%\list_add.txt
>>The above batch script executes 100% when called directly; however, the
>>"svn add" command does not fire when the entire post-commit hook
>>executes. I know the other steps are executed because if I comment-out
>>the file deletion lines, the files remain and are clearly populated (the
>>"gen_add.vbs" parses the SVN STATUS output into filename-only entries).

> In the latter case, the hook program typically does not inherit the
> environment of its parent process. For example, a common problem is
> for the PATH ($PATH or %PATH, in Unix and Windows respectively)
> environment variable to not be set to its usual value, so that
> subprograms fail to launch unless invoked via absolute path. If
> you're having unexpected problems with a hook program, the culprit is
> probably unusual (or missing) environment variables like PATH.

Well, if 'svn status' run correctly, the problem with 'svn add' can't be
the PATH...

Simon Comeau Martel
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