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Re: Prevent accidental commits

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 17:00:26 -0500

On Jun 11, 2008, at 01:36, Jeenu V wrote:

> I'm wondering whether there's a means by which I can prevent myself
> from an accidental commit, from a particular directory in my
> working copy. Most of the times, I do an "svn ci" from a top-level
> directory, oblivious about a not-ready-to-commit change in some of
> the sub-directories. I realize the mistake mostly when I see the
> "sending ..." messages from the commit command.
> I thought I could use the "svn lock" but, IIUC, that only prevents
> others from making commits. I was thinking of some client-side
> hooks to assist me, and AFAIK, that's not supported by SVN.

Right, "svn lock" is not applicable, and there are no client-side hooks.

The correct solution is probably to look at the output of "svn
status" and "svn diff" and make sure that you really want to commit
all shown differences. Only then should you run "svn commit".

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