SVN pre-commit hooks with perl tests

Paul Makepeace at
Wed Jan 11 18:50:58 GMT 2006

Je 2006-01-11 18:36:47 +0000, jesse skribis:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 06:30:47PM +0000, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> > Looking into implementing pre-commit hook tests in SVN to prevent
> > check-ins when a subset of tests fail. One problem that's come up is
> > that sometimes it's useful to know the working directory, e.g. to load
> > files. SVN's pre-commit template says the working dir is undefined.
> > 
> > Has a) anyone done this (didn't find any examples online) b) know how
> > to get the user's CWD?
> What does "the user's cwd" mean when you're doing a commit via HTTP or
> SSH?

My terminology was sloppy, yes. What I mean is what you might intuitively
expect: the root of the to-be-checked-in project.

> Maybe the right thing is to do a checkout into a sandbox?

I hope not.

> Though
> at that point, do you even _have_ the new content?


Paul Makepeace ..............................

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