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Re: commit parent-dir from child-dir

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-09-08 06:54:55 CEST

On Sep 8, 2006, at 06:10, Regner Trampedach wrote:

> Yes, using
> svn commit -m "some message" ..
> works and that is exactly what I want it to do - but I need it
> done *automatically*. When people do 'svn status/diff/update/commit'
> they are bound to forget to include the '..'.
> Is there a way to set-up some configuration in the child-dirs
> so that svn is invoked from the parent-dir per default, or can/should
> this be done via hook-scripts? I also need tp make sure that svn
> manually invoked from the parent-dir doesn't go back up *it's* parent
> directory.
> This would save my project from a lot of headaches and mistakes.

Hook scripts cannot help you here because they operate at the server
side, not the client side.

This sounds like a great place for a homemade script. Write this
script to do the right thing regardless of what directory it's called
from. Use the script instead of manually running "svn commit". If you
fear people will forget and run "svn commit" anyway, install shell
aliases or similar to wrap "svn commit" and either print an error
message or run your script automatically.

In any case, Subversion provides no built-in facility to help you
with this request.

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Received on Fri Sep 8 06:56:36 2006

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