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Re: Pre-commit Hook

From: Dave Lawrence <dlawrence_at_ad-holdings.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 18:33:09 +0000

ignacio.lopez_at_tektronix.com wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm trying to write a pre-commit hook that prevents the user from
> committing if the files in the transaction if they are not locked (this
> is to force the users to lock the files before editing and to make sure
> no one else is editing the file because most of our files are binaries).
> So far I've been able to run the "svnlook lock [repository] [file path
> in the repository]" command only in the command line, the problem is
> that the pre-commit hook has only two parameters Repository and
> Transaction. Is there a way to get a list of all the files included in a
> transaction? (I am running svn on Windows)
> Thanks in advance,
> Ignacio

If you want to prevent users editing the file without getting the lock,
then set the svn:needs-lock property. As well as enforcing what your
trying to do with a script, it also makes these files read-only in their
working copy until they obtain the lock.

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