Commiting to hg repos with commit scripts using hgwebdir.cgi

Tim Groeneveld tim at
Sun Mar 23 21:47:37 CDT 2008

On Monday 24 March 2008 2:59:32 am Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > tim at timg:/tmp$ cat /var/www/hg/commitTest/.hg/hgrc
> > [hooks]
> > changegroup = echo `date` &> /tmp/test
> Commit hooks which print stuff on stdout will mess the `wire protocol'
> of Mercurial itself, IIRC.
> Try adding commit scripts which log to a file first.  There is an open
> issue for this:

Well, I could be wrong about this, but if I run "echo `date` &> /tmp/test" in 
a terminal it does not output anything to STDOUT.

tim at timg:~$ echo `date` &> /tmp/test
tim at timg:~$ cat /tmp/test
Mon Mar 24 13:47:24 EST 2008
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