Ilya Bobyr wrote:
> On 4/21/2014 1:49 PM, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> > Ilya Bobyr wrote:
> >> On 4/20/2014 7:23 PM, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> >>> This hook is invoked whenever a branch is updated, either when a branch
> >>> is created or updated with 'git branch', or when it's rebased with 'git
> >>> rebase'. It receives two parameters; the name of the branch, and the
> >>> SHA-1 of the latest commit, additionally, if there was a base commit the
> >>> branch was rebased onto, a third parameter contains it.
> >> And the old branch SHA could be found from in the reflog, correct?
> > Actually the old branch SHA-1 is actually the current one, since the branch
> > hasn't been updated at that point. Personally I don't see much value in 
> > adding
> > something the script can easily find out.
> If the hook is about a branch update, I would expect it to provide both
> old and new points for the branch, along with the name.

Again, I don't see the the point of passing something that is easy to find out:
`git rev-parse $branch` gives you that information.

> The fact that for rebases it also provides new base SHA is very
> convenient.  As it is an optional argument it may make further extension
> of the interface a bit awkward.
> So, is seems reasonable to provide both from the very beginning.

So basically `git branch` would send the same SHA-1 twice.

Felipe Contreras
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