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Re: [Monotone-devel] Building a notifier for use on a server. Feature re

From: Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] Building a notifier for use on a server. Feature request.
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 17:14:28 +0100 (CET)

In message <address@hidden> on Tue, 15 Feb 2005 14:56:42 +0100, Christof Petig 
<address@hidden> said:

christof> I also would like a feature like this. But my idea was to
christof> make the monotone server process emit a mail (or better:
christof> queue an event) once a new revision is synced into its
christof> database (LUA hook?). The revision ID would be enough to
christof> look up author, branch, diff, ancestors etc and mail them to
christof> a list.

I've been thinking about that as well, but had a hard time
understanding the code.  Besides, in what order are revisions syncked
in (keep in mind that with netsync, you should expect to get a bunch
of revisions, not just one)?  I know that there's no guarantee email
reaches destination in order, but I would very much like to make an
*attempt* to log in order (as much as that can be done).

christof> Graydon told me some time ago that such a mechanism already
christof> exists (though I had the impression that it could only track
christof> local checkins, no sync-ins).

That would be the note_commit hook, which is only for local commits,
just as you said.


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