Code Validation in TortoiseSVN pre_commit_hook

If you want to abort a commit if your code fails certain rule and you don’t have access to the SVN Server to configure a hook. What do you do ? Assuming you are using TortoiseSVN, you can configure a Client-Side hook. Here is an example – Say you want to abort commit if you have a comment in your code that starts with //Do Not Commit. You can create a PowerShell script that validates all the files in your changeset and use this script as a Client-Side pre_commit_hook in TortoiseSVN. The pre_commit_hook configuration : //Powershell script : pre_commit.ps1 $donotcommit = “//Do Not Commit“; $changeset = Get-Content $args[0]; foreach($file in $changeset) { if( Get-Content $file | Select-String $donotcommit -quiet ) […]