post-review doesn't support this today, but I'd take a patch that adds it. I
can see it being useful.


Christian Hammond -
Review Board -
VMware, Inc. -

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 AM, rrivard <> wrote:

> I have a question / request.
> Short of chaning the code, Is there any way currently to use post-
> review with a local diff file instead of it trying to create it's own?
> I know that's part of the use of post-review, that it does that
> automatically for you, but it would be nice to be able to pass it your
> own diff.txt file.
> If this seems like a strange request, maybe it is -- but here's what
> we're looking to do. We want to be able to use pre-commit hooks to
> create reviews automatically from the machine our SVN repo is hosted
> on. I believe ( correct me if I'm wrong ) the current 'pre-commit' use
> of post-review is that each developer must have post-review installed
> on their computer, which isn't something we'd like to have to do. If
> we could pass our own diff files to post-review, we could simply
> install it on one machine, and have the pre-commit hooks generate a
> diff.txt file, and post reviews using that.
> If there is a better solution to the pre-commit use, please let me
> know!
>  Thankfully,
>    Ryan
> >

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