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Re: Subversion Notification

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 16:43:26 -0700

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12 AM, Angeline Diviya <angeline.diviya_at_gmail.com>

> Hi..
> Thanks for ur earlier reply.. Yes this is wat we want with comment, file
> name, user name, date , time and any other detail that can be given.
> When i searched in the net.. it gives two info one about commit.pl and they
> r talking abt the other thing notify.vss.. (SVN-notify) a perl module
> capable of producing richer emails..
> so i got confused..... i just want to know 2 things
> 1. which file should i install and in which path to get notification
> 2. which file should i modify after installing the first file for the
> changes to occur
> everywehre they are speaking about two things commit.pl and svn-Notify,
> then they r speaking abt hooks.. really confused.. can u clarify the above
> things

- SVN::Notify is a perl module that you can install.
- commit-email.pl is a script that comes with Subversion source code. You
can keep this file anywhere you want. For example, you can copy the file to
the hooks/ directory.

You don't need to use both. You choose any one of the above. And then call
either commit-email.pl or svnnotify in the post-commit hook script. Please
read about the hook scripts in the svn book (link provided in yesterday's

> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> What is the type of notification that you are looking for? Are you
>> looking for a check-in notification where an email is sent to everyone
>> whenever a new revision is committed? This is achieved by using a hook
>> script. Please read about it here:
>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch05s02.html#svn-ch-5-sect-2.1
>> The source distribution of svn comes with a perl script (commit-email.pl)
>> that you can call from the post-commit hook to send out the commit emails.
>> If you are looking for any other kind of notification, can you please
>> provide more info?
>> Regards,
>> -Hari
> --
> Regards,
> Angeline Diviya.T
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