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Re: post-commit hook stderr not marshalled back

From: Bastien Semene <bsemene_at_cyanide-studio.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:04:19 +0100

Giulio Troccoli a écrit :
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>> From: Bastien Semene [mailto:bsemene_at_cyanide-studio.com]
>> Sent: 21 January 2010 14:07
>> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
>> Subject: post-commit hook stderr not marshalled back
>>
>> Hi list,
>>
>> I currently can't get the stderr output of the post-commit
>> hook script back to the client.
>>
>> The goal of this part of this post-commit hook script is to
>> update a specific working copy when someone commit on a
>> particular folder, and the commiter to verify the version of
>> this working copy.
>>
>> Everything works fine except that the client (Tortoise)
>> doesn't display the version of the working copy.
>>
>> To display the new version of the working copy, I've done a
>> nasty hack to redirect the stdout to stderr so svn should
>> marshalled back the message to the client as described in the
>> documentation :
>> "If the post-commit hook returns a nonzero exit status, the
>> commit will not be aborted since it has already completed.
>> However, anything that the hook printed to stderr will be
>> marshalled back to the client, making it easier to diagnose
>> hook failures."
>>
>> This is the interesting part of my script :
>> "
>> #!/bin/sh
>> [...]
>> /usr/bin/grep revision -f $1/hooks/revision 1>&2 exit 1 "
>>
>> When I add 2>test before 1>&2, it works, so stdout is
>> correctly redirected to stderr. The exit 1 should correctly
>> send a nonzero exit status.
>> So, I don't know what's wrong.
>>
>> If someone can help this will be great. :)
>>
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> Why don't you just redirect directly to stderr like
>
> /usr/bin/grep revision -f $1/hooks/revision > stderr
>
> And shouldn't exit 1 be on another line?
>
>
Actually it seems there's a problem with my mail, "exit 1" is on another
line (the double quote was also on another line).
I didn't know the shorcut to redirect to stderr, but I think this will
not answer my problem as the test to a file writing worked.

I'll give a look to this "> stderr", thanks.

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Received on 2010-01-21 16:04:58 CET

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