I assume that you're talking about this update-paranoid hook in Git's
It looks a bit old, and complicated. You may want to check out
is under active development. I've heard it supports access control very
well, and is quite easy to get started with. Haven't used it myself though.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 11:57:36 PM UTC+2, jurgen wrote:
> I would like to use the update-paranoid hook to prohibit pushing to the
> master branch, yet I could not find any information of how to setup the
> The documentation in the hook script talks about user specific ACL files,
> but I have no idea where to put these files. Also, nothing is said of how
> to use groups. Does anybody have some clues? How are the ACL files
> organized (in which repositories, etc.).
> Thanks for your help.
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