On Sun, Mar 23, 2014 at 3:01 PM, David Cowden <dco...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The documentation as-is does not mention that the pre-push hook is
> executed even when there is nothing to push. This can lead a new
> reader to beilieve there will always be lines fed to the script's
> standerd input and cause minor confusion as to what is happening
> when there are no lines provided to the pre-push script.
> Signed-off-by: David Cowden <dco...@gmail.com>
> Documentation/githooks.txt | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/githooks.txt b/Documentation/githooks.txt
> index d954bf6..a28f6f7 100644
> --- a/Documentation/githooks.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/githooks.txt
> @@ -203,6 +203,10 @@ SHA-1>` will be 40 `0`. If the local commit was
> specified by something other
> than a name which could be expanded (such as `HEAD~`, or a SHA-1) it will be
> supplied as it was originally given.
> +The hook is executed regardless of whether there are changes to push or not.
> +In the event that there are no changes, no data will be provided on the
> +script's standard input.
> If this hook exits with a non-zero status, 'git push' will abort without
> pushing anything. Information about why the push is rejected may be sent
> to the user by writing to standard error.
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