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Re: log message template

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 08:20:45 -0500

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 21:06, Craig McQueen <mcqueen-c_at_edsrd1.yzk.co.jp> wrote:
> Hari Kodungallur wrote:
>
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Derrick Koes <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.

You mean like this, for TSVN?

http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-propertypage.html#tsvn-dug-propertypage-tsvn-props

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