Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:

> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>> > This hook is invoked before 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 three parameters; the name of the branch, the
>> > SHA-1 of the latest commit, and the SHA-1 of the first commit of the
>> > branch.
>> >
>> > When a branch is created the first and last commits of the branch are
>> > the same, however when a branch is rebased they are not. If the SHA-1 of
>> > the first commit of the branch is not available (e.g. git reset) a null
>> > SHA-1 (40 zeroes) would be passed.
>> >
>> > The hook exit status can be used to deny the branch update.
>> >
>> > It can be used to verify the validity of branch names, and also to keep
>> > track of the origin point of a branch, which is otherwise not possible
>> > to find out [1].
>> Please call it pre-update-branch at least,
> I will do so when I see a good argument for it.

If you choose to ignore "a user cannot tell from the name
update-branch when it will be called, we cannot introduce
post-update-branch later without making things more inconsistent if
we do not name it pre-something" and label them not "a good
argument", then I do not have anything to say to you.

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