I'm an administrator for a legacy Subversion implementation. We have a couple of gnarly commit hooks that I need to temporarily ignore (to allow me to fixup some things in the repo).

Is there any way to ignore the commit hook?

  • on a per-command basis?
  • from the server (I have root access) using one of the admin tools?
  • or even to disable them globally for a short time?

SVN hooks:

  • are repository specific (/hooks dir on the root of repository-FS tree)
  • must have predefined names and be executable in terms of host's OS in order to be callable

Full set of *-commit hooks, thus, is always


and easiest and fastest way to disable any hooks (from my POV) is just rename it some way

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