What OS and version of Apache/Subversion are you using?
From: Josh Kuo [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2006 11:53
Subject: RE: Subversion clients wait for post-commit to finish
I tried the same thing in my post-commit script and I don't get a 20
On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 11:40 -0800, Kedzierski, Artur CIV
NAVSURFWARCENDIV CORONA wrote:
> Unfortunately, that didn't do the trick.
> I tried:
> sleep 20 > /dev/null 2>&1 &
> and committing a file still pauses for 20 seconds.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Garrett
> Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2006 11:18
> To: Kedzierski, Artur CIV NAVSURFWARCENDIV CORONA
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Subversion clients wait for post-commit to finish
> On 2/8/06, Kedzierski, Artur CIV NAVSURFWARCENDIV CORONA
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I have a post-commit hook script that fires up
> > an automatic compilation. The problem is that when
> > a client (TortoiseSVN on Windows or Subversion on Linux)
> > do a commit, the client waits for the post-commit to
> > finish. I even put the compilation process in the background
> > (e.g. compile_project&). It still waits for the process
> > to finish. How can I get around that? The compilation
> > process takes a while. I tried using bash's 'disown'
> > function but that doesn't help either.
> > To duplicate a problem, put 'sleep 20' in your
> > post-commit hook script. Then do a commit. The commit
> > will hang for 20 seconds on 'Transmitting file data .'
> > step.
> > I run Subversion 1.3 on Apache 2.0.55 on Slackware
> > 10.2.
> > I appreciate any help.
> You need to make sure that the backgrounded job closes its stdout and
> stderr filehandles. Something like:
> my-process > /dev/null 2>&1 &
> Once that is done, the process should be backgrounded correctly.
Josh Kuo <email@example.com>
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