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Re: log message template

From: Craig McQueen <mcqueen-c_at_edsrd1.yzk.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 11:06:27 +0900

Hari Kodungallur wrote:
>
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Derrick Koes
> <derrick_koes_at_skillsoft.com <mailto:derrick_koes_at_skillsoft.com>> wrote:
>
> I gather, from issue 1973, that subversion is not capable of
> setting a "log message template". If it is, please point me to
> the instructions on how to do so.
>
> I am trying to build a workaround solution for this problem on a
> per repository project basis for a windows OS running subversion.
> I.e. I need the capability for a different "log message template"
> for each project in a repository.
>
> This needs to work regardless of client, but typical clients will
> be subclipse, subversive, and TortoiseSVN (I understand Tortoise
> has a template capability).
>
> I've seen various workarounds such a "piping" from an editor or
> using Tortoise's built in feature, but these won't answer the call.
>
> Any advice is welcome.
>
>
>
> Unfortunately you might have to implement this for each client. The
> client has no contact with the server at the time the log message is
> generated (check-in time). And so the server can not decide this.
>
> You could propose guidelines for the users to follow and then do a
> pre-commit check to see if the log message format is correct.
One solution could involve putting the template in a custom SVN property
in each directory. Just an idea.

Craig McQueen

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