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Re: Append Copyright Text

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-20 17:56:20 CET

On Mar 20, 2006, at 17:23, Anthony Williams wrote:

> What is the best way to prepend text to a file with information
> about the
> revision without causing issues?
> For example to add a copyright blurb and last updated, blame
> information to
> the top of a file whenever it is committed to the repository. I
> guess it
> would be possible using a pre-commit hook, however then surely it
> would
> result in inconsistencies between the copy in the repository and
> the working
> copy owned by the client.
>
> Does anyone use a system like this and how have you implemented it?
> I've
> tried searching the mailing list archives but didn't manage to turn
> up any
> answers.

Require your users to insert this text themselves before committing.
If this is too much work for them, write a script they can use to do
it on the client side. Write a pre-commit hook which rejects files
which do not have this text, with an explanation for the user of how
to add it.

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