[webkit-dev] I *HATE* CHANGELOGS!!!
beidson at apple.com
Wed Aug 26 17:19:52 PDT 2009
On Aug 26, 2009, at 4:20 PM, Mark Rowe wrote:
> On 2009-08-26, at 15:43, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>> On top of that sometimes the ChangeLog merges cleanly but puts
>>> your entry underneath others, and then you have to open the file
>>> and move your entry back to the top. Sometimes I have not noticed
>>> this and then I land with someone else's commit message.
>>> I just don't get why people are willing to put up with this. It's
>>> really driving me crazy.
>> One possibility is to have a commit hook that builds the ChangeLog
>> entry and includes it in the commit atomically - that way there are
>> no races.
> Hooks in Subversion cannot mutate the transaction that is taking
> place so I don't think this is an option.
Is there any sort of guarantee that a post commit hook for revision N
will complete before the post commit hook for revision N + 1 executes?
Couldn't that accomplish this?
> - Mark
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