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Re: Programming a Watcher File

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 08:49:40 +1000

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 2:26 AM, David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> One of the tech leads wants to be able to program a watch file, so
> that when a certain set of developers change a particular file,
> certain other developers get notified. Thus, we need to be able to
> program what files, what developers do the commit, and what developers
> receive the notification. I'd like to do this, so this developer can
> maintain this file himself instead of me having to maintain it which
> means it can't be a text file on the Subversion server.
>
> I'm working with something like this now. I have a configuration file
> where you setup the various parameters (specifying files via globbing
> or regex), who does the commit, and who receives the email. The
> configuration file sits in the source repository, so this tech lead
> has access to it.
>
> I was wondering if anyone already has a post-commit hook script like
> this already setup. I know there's one included in Subversion, but
> this one uses a text file that's accessible to the hook script and its
> setup isn't that flexible.
>
> If not, I'll finish up the one I'm working on.
>
>
Probably a bit too late now, but have you considered using a tool such as
CommitMonitor, or SVNNotifier?

Cheers,
Daniel B.
Received on 2010-03-08 23:50:28 CET

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