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Re: How to prevent empty log messages?

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 11:43:15 -0500

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 11:35 AM, prakash tiwary
<prakash.tiwary_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> You can do it with pre-commit hooks at server side. The default pre-commit
> hooks does the same. All you need to do is follow the instructions inside
> it.
> Regards
> Prakash
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 9:32 PM, Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm sending this message to both the TortoiseSVN and SVN mailing lists
>> because I'm not sure if this is a client side or server side issue.
>> I want to setup the subversion server I have to not allow empty log
>> messages. I read a few (very old) archived messages on the TortoiseSVN
>> mailing list when TSVN was still around version 1. The old posts I
>> read spoke of TortoiseSVN actually enforcing the "minimum length" for
>> log messages. I've also heard of the server-side implementing a
>> post-commit (maybe pre commit?) hook for this as well. I'm not sure
>> which approach to take, assuming both options are open. I imagine this
>> will probably have to be server-side, since I don't want to have
>> everyone have to setup their client.
>> If anyone could show me how to prevent empty log messages, I'd
>> appreciate it. If this requires a post(pre)-commit hook, could someone
>> post the code for that and tell me where to put it? Thanks.

I took a look at the server side pre-commit.tmpl, and it is using
grep. I'm running this on a windows server, will this work? I'm not
going to bother trying it until I can be sure. Thanks.

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