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Re: Hook to check for a presence of file before committing

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:11:53 -0500

On 8/31/2010 12:59 PM, Tech Geek wrote:
> >Is it a requirement that the file be changed each time (and thus part
> of a commit), or just that it exists somewhere on the client side
> >(versioned or unversioned)? The server will only know about it when
> it changes since the svn client is smart enough to only send >differences.
> Great question. Let me walk through a scenario.
> Let's say if somehow we do manage to implement this hook before the
> development/project begins then after the first revision/commit the
> project.xml file will also be committed (because we reject any commit if
> that file is not there). Now let's say the development further goes on
> and now it is time to commit second time. At this time our hook script
> again will check for the presence of project.xml file and will also
> check if the project.xml got changed or not. If it got changed that
> means the developer did produce a new version of this file and we accept
> the commit. If the version of the file did not change then we reject it.

I still don't understand why the contents of project.xml would change
for every code or documentation change that you might want to commit.
Does it include timestamps or something that would always be updated?

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2010-08-31 21:12:39 CEST

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