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Reject cvs commits with empty log messages

From: Ivan Ivanov
Subject: Reject cvs commits with empty log messages
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 00:10:35 -0700 (PDT)

Dear colleagues,

I am fairly new to cvs administration, although I use
cvs  constantly. I would like to know how I can
configure my cvs server so that it rejects commits
that have empty log messages, i.e. when one tries
cvs commit -m "" myfile.txt
myfile.txt won't be committed in the repository.

I checked the Cederqvist and that this can be done
verifymesg and rcsinfo files. I also tried the sample
given there but didn't get them to work. 
According to the manual "Each line in the `verifymsg'
file consists of a regular expression and a
command-line template. The template must include a
program name, and can include any number of arguments.
The full path to the current log message template file
is appended to the template."

So my quiestions are
1) What regular expression should stay in my verifymsg
2) How should I make the check for an empty log
message? I know it could done in a .sh file for
3) Where should I place this .sh file in my

Thank you very much in advance 
Ivan Ivanov 

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