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Re: Forcing commit of unmodified file

From: Arnauld Van Muysewinkel <arnauldvm_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 15:11:11 CEST

2007/6/13, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com>:
> 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;

> 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?

Indeed, that's not a general solution to the problem.

> 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.

So, I'm back to my original idea of forcing a commit of an unmodified file.
Which didn't seemed so odd to me (it's possible in several other SCM).

-- 
Arnauld Van Muysewinkel
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