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Slow post-commits causing long time to commit on user's side.

From: Jan Du Toit <jan.du.toit_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 15:11:24 +0200


I have a question with regards to svn post hooks:

I have implemented a post-commit hook for our repository. The post-commit
performs a lot of things (mailing, building, synching with a legacy flat
file system, etc) the result is that the post-commit is rather slow (+- a

The problem I'm having is that when the user commits the commit does not
return until the post-commit has also been executed. Thus the user waits a
very long time for the commit to go through.

Semantically the post-commit is not part of the user's commit, i.o.w the
user should not even be aware of the post-commit - its just something
(additionally) happening on the server's side as a result of a commit,

How can I get the post-commit to be forked/threaded or something so that the
user making the commit does not have to wait until the post-commit has also

Maybe this is rather a topic with the SVN client? We are using TortoiseSVN.

We are running SVN 1.5.5 on a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2.

Thanks in advance.


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