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Re: How to output warnings in pre-commit hook?

From: Olivier Sannier <obones_at_free.fr>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 21:11:24 +0200

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Apr 18, 2008, at 8:47 AM, Olivier Sannier wrote:
>> Is there a way to get warning messages sent to the user via a
>> pre-commit hook?
>> I mean, I can get an error message if the pre-commit hook returns a
>> non zero value, but what I would like to do is accept the commit
>> while still displaying a warning message that the user will see in
>> the result message from his commit.
> No, that is not possible. You can only send a message to the client if
> you also return a non-zero return value and thereby prevent the commit.
>> This way I can inform of suspicious commits without preventing them
>> as the detection of such items can not decide by itself to fail the
>> commit.
>> I tried to write on STDERR and still return 0 in my pre-commit hook,
>> but I could not get the output to show in the output of svn commit.
> If you want to inform the user of something while also accepting the
> commit, you have to do so through other means. For example, the
> MacPorts project sends and email to the committer if any non-critical
> problems were found with the commit.

Fair enough...
Is there a place where I can put this as a feature request?


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