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Re: Forcing commit of unmodified file

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 15:02:09 CEST

On 6/13/07, Arnauld Van Muysewinkel <arnauldvm@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/6/13, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com>:
> > On 6/13/07, Arnauld Van Muysewinkel <arnauldvm@gmail.com> wrote:
> [SNIP]
> > > The primary reason why I want to do that is to add some missing log
> > > comment to a current revision. (But maybe there is an alternate way of
> > > doing this, which I would be happy to hear about.)
> >
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#change-log-msg
> Thanx for the suggestion, but it can't be applied:
> - I've no admin access to the rep
> - Admin won't enable revision property modifications
> And as a general rule, we don't want to be able to modify a log message
> (for compliance reasons), only to add comments;

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Can you ask the admin to use svnadmin setlog?

Can't he enable the revprop change hooks on a temporary/exception
basis to allow for this one change?

If the answer to the above is "no", then you're stuck with the options
you put out originally unless you resort to doing weird stuff with
renames or copies just to force a change.

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Received on Wed Jun 13 15:02:38 2007

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