Junio C Hamano wrote:
> 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 .
> >> 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.
I did not ignore it, it's an invalid argument, and I explained why.
You are the one making the assumption that there will be a post-udpate-branch
without actually providing any reasoning *why* we would want such a hook.
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