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post-commit hook to send checkin mail

From: nikhil gupta <ng_g20_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-16 14:25:55 CEST

Hi There,

We have added a post-commit hook to our repository which is hosted on Windows 2003. The hook is a .Net exe. This works fine for most of the times but when someone commits a large number of files (more than 100 files) at one go, it fails to send mail.

What happens is, it actually commits the files at the server but then shows a "time out" error at the client. The mail is not sent.

This leaves the client in unstable position. One needs to revert the changes in the WC & then take an Update... Had posted the same question to the group before and got to know that mod_dav_svn waits for the process to shut down before sending the signal to client.

I think that is the problem I have. Can there be any way to avoid this, I mean the signal to the client be sent before the post-commit completes?

If yes, then how? I need to implement the same in .bat or .vbs.

Any details in this regard will be helpful...

Thanks,
Nikhil.

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Received on Thu Aug 16 14:23:56 2007

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