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Re: log message template

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 08:18:58 -0500

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 05:45, Derrick Koes <derrick_koes_at_skillsoft.com> wrote:
> Craig,
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> Can you point me to an example or some instruction about adding custom properties?

"Custom" properties are just like any other. svn propset propname
propvalue target

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> From: Craig McQueen [mailto:mcqueen-c_at_edsrd1.yzk.co.jp]
> Sent: Tue 2/17/2009 9:06 PM
> To: Hari Kodungallur
> Cc: Derrick Koes; users_at_subversion.tigris.org; Kristofer A. Pelchat
> Subject: Re: log message template
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>
> Hari Kodungallur wrote:
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> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Derrick Koes <derrick_koes_at_skillsoft.com> wrote:
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> 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.
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> 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.
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> This needs to work regardless of client, but typical clients will be subclipse, subversive, and TortoiseSVN (I understand Tortoise has a template capability).
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> 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.
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> Any advice is welcome.
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> 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.
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> 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.
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> One solution could involve putting the template in a custom SVN property in each directory. Just an idea.
>
> Craig McQueen
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