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Re: Wanted: pre-commit hook to prevent commits to externals definition

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 20:19:10 +1000

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 6:52 PM, Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> David Aldrich wrote:
>>Please can anyone point me to an example of a svn pre-commit hook that prevents commits
>>to files that are members of an externals definition?
>>We want to allow such files to be committed only from within the external directory, i.e. where
>>they originate from.
> As long as the externals are pointing to the same repository it should
> be possible to examine the transaction and determine if any of the
> changed paths is related to an external definition (external
> properties can be extracted from the transaction too).

Really? From my testing, it seemed that SVN doesn't descend into
externals during a commit, regardless of whether the external points
to the same or a different repository.

Have you seen different behaviour?

Daniel B.
Received on 2010-06-07 12:20:14 CEST

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