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Re: AW: echo in post-commit hook

From: Greg Thomas <thomasgd_at_omc.bt.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-12 10:31:17 CEST

On Wed, 12 Jul 2006 10:17:13 +0200, "Annick Collet"
<Annick.Collet@eumetsat.int> wrote:

>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: Annick Collet [mailto:Annick.Collet@eumetsat.int]
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 12. Juli 2006 09:58
>> An: users@subversion.tigris.org
>> Betreff: echo in post-commit hook
>> I would like a msg to be sent to users under certain condition.
>> In post-commit hook:
>> echo 1>&2 'message'
>> Unfortunately the msg is not displayed . Any idea why ?
>That's pretty dead simple: Because by design, post commit hooks can't output
>anything to the user.
>this is strange because in the pre-commit I manage to check the pattern of some /tags folder
> and if pattern is wring ( with egrep) then I send an error to the users on the screen using echo 1>&2 !
>so what is different

What is different is that pre-commit hooks are designed to output
error messages to the user. post-commit hooks (which can finish long
after the control has been returned to the user by the client) are not
designed to output error messages to the user.


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