With the Custom log option selected in Talend Administration Center, the users are required to log meta-information about all the changes made on any item of the relevant project stored in SVN or Git mode.
When you log on to a project for the first time after the project is created or modified in Talend Administration Center, and each time you are about to commit changes made to any item belonging to that project, the [Commit changes on server] window appears to prompt you to log the changes you have made.
This window consists of:
a text box where you can enter your comment on the commit,
an Additional logs tab, which contains the log information that will be appended to your comment,
(SVN only) a Revision properties tab, which allows you to add revision properties and the corresponding values,
a Change list tab, which lists the actual studio files that will be committed.
To log information on edited items, complete the following in the [Commit changes on server] window:
Note that the read-only appended log, at the bottom of the window, lists a summary of all changes made to the current Project, in case you have not committed them to SVN or Git at each individual change.
Type in your comment conforming your SVN or Git commit log pattern convention in the text box.
(SVN only) In the Revision properties tab, click the [+] button to add any Revision_property and the corresponding value if needed. It can be for example, the author name and the bug ID.
Click Finish when you completed the form. Or click Cancel if you want to postpone the change log to a later stage.
Note that the log prompt will append all changes that you have not committed to the SVN or Git yet. So you can choose to log information after several actions, rather than on every action.
For more information on managing projects stored on SVN or Git and setting the commit log pattern, see Talend Administration Center User Guide.