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git_hooks [2019/02/19 10:58]
rpjday [post-commit]
git_hooks [2019/02/19 11:10] (current)
rpjday [Default hook installation for a new repository]
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   * Make sure they are marked as executable.   * Make sure they are marked as executable.
-  * Remove the ''​.sample'' ​prefix ​(exact spelling is important).+  * Remove the ''​.sample'' ​suffix ​(exact spelling is important).
 +===== Where hooks are effectively run =====
 +From ''​man githooks'':​
 +Before Git invokes a hook, it changes its working directory to
 +either $GIT_DIR in a bare repository or the root of the working
 +tree in a non-bare repository. An exception are hooks triggered
 +during a push (pre-receive,​ update, post-receive,​ post-update,​
 +push-to-checkout) which are always executed in $GIT_DIR.
 ===== commit-related client-side hooks ===== ===== commit-related client-side hooks =====
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 ==== git clone ==== ==== git clone ====
 +When cloning a repository, the only way to override the installation of default hooks (and template content) is via the ''​%%--%%template=<​template directory>''​ command-line option.
 ==== During normal operation ==== ==== During normal operation ====
 +From ''​man git-config'':​
 +    By default Git will look for your hooks in the
 +    $GIT_DIR/​hooks directory. Set this to different path, e.g.
 +    /​etc/​git/​hooks,​ and Git will try to find your hooks in that
 +    directory, e.g.  /​etc/​git/​hooks/​pre-receive instead of in
 +    $GIT_DIR/​hooks/​pre-receive.
 +    The path can be either absolute or relative. A relative
 +    path is taken as relative to the directory where the hooks
 +    are run (see the "​DESCRIPTION"​ section of githooks(5)).
 +    This configuration variable is useful in cases where you’d
 +    like to centrally configure your Git hooks instead of
 +    configuring them on a per-repository basis, or as a more
 +    flexible and centralized alternative to having an
 +    init.templateDir where you’ve changed default hooks.
git_hooks.1550573897.txt.gz · Last modified: 2019/02/19 10:58 by rpjday