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Re: pre-commit hook newbie: enforcing ChangeLog updates

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 07:05:12 -0400

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 02:54, Janek Kozicki <janek_listy_at_wp.pl> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to learn about pre-commit hooks in SVN. And first thing
> that I would like to do is following:
> - Check if this commit modifies /trunk/ChangeLog
> - if yes: let it happen
> - if no:
> - Check how many commits ago this user modified /trunk/ChangeLog
> (counting only commits of this user, and skipping all other
> users who did commits in between)
> - if less than 5: let it happen
> - if more than 5: return "Error, it is your 5th commit
> without updating ChangLog, please update it". FAILURE
> Can anybody direct me to, what are the necessary SVN tools to do that?

Are you saying that you have a ChangeLog file which you maintain
inside the repository? Isn't that redundant (and extra effort/time for
your developers) when you could and should already have all that
information in the logs themselves?

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