Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes:
> On 07/16/2012 07:47 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes:
>>> It's already supported:
>>> git config hooks.announcelist \
>>> "n...@example.com, overwhel...@example.com, p...@example.com"
>>> git config hooks.refchangelist \
>>> "n...@example.com, overwhel...@example.com"
>>> git config hooks.commitlist "n...@example.com"
>> Sad. Is the "post-recieve email" squatting on the _whole_ hooks.*
>> namespace, not postreceiveemailhook.* or something more reasonably
> Yes. I didn't like this either, but I copied this aspect of the old
> script in the interest of compatibility.
> If we want to change this, now would be a good time, before the new
> script starts using more of the hooks namespace. One could choose a
> new namespace and deprecate the old one, optionally in multiple steps:
> 1. Only read new options from new namespace; read old options from new
> namespace or (if the new names are not set) falling back to the old
> 2. Deprecate the old namespace, emitting warnings if the old names are
> still set but continuing to use them.
> 3. Stop supporting the old namespace, but emit warnings if the old
> names are still set.
> 4. Stop looking in the old namespace altogether.
> Though, given that hook scripts have to be enabled/upgraded
> per-repository, usually on a central server, probably doing only steps
> 2 and 4 would be enough.
It would be sufficient to add a README that gives a one-time
migration instruction (bonus point if a script to automate the
process is given) in the commit that replaces the old script with
the new one.
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