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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: Re: RFE: default hooks for git repositories
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2019 02:42:41 +0000
Message-ID: <20190307024241.lhlf65uqsbjywfv3@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190306170302.GA21727@chatter.qube.local>

Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> Hello:
> 
> Since V2 creates git shards automatically, I suggest there should be a way
> to tell it to install some set of default hooks in all new git repos it
> creates. The easiest would be by using a skel dir and specifying it in
> PI_CONFIG:
> 
> [publicinbox]
>  githooksskel=/usr/share/public-inbox/hooks

Seems reasonable.  Though "gitInitTemplateDir" would probably be
easier-to-implement and cover hooks.  This should let us avoid
creating needless "branches" directories and "info/exclude"
files, as well.

Curious, what hooks do you use?  I've never used any.

> We currently do it via a cronjob, but unless we run it very frequently,
> there's a delay between when a new shard is created and when we add the
> hooks to it.

I've also been thinking of a way to get mirrors to automatically
know about new epochs, too.  Maybe submodules can be used...


Note: I prefer the "epoch" term for the $N.git dirs over "shard"
      to disambiguate it from the Xapian partitioning we do.

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-03-06 17:03 Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-03-07  2:42 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2019-03-08 23:01   ` Eric Wong
2019-03-18 23:11     ` Eric Wong
2019-04-01 15:41       ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-04-01 18:04         ` Eric Wong
2019-04-05 17:43           ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-04-05 20:07             ` Eric Wong
2019-04-06  4:52               ` Eric Wong
2019-04-15 18:29                 ` [PATCH] TODO: add an item for hooks support Eric Wong
2019-04-29  0:33                   ` update on grokmirror integration [was: [PATCH] TODO: add an item for hooks support] Eric Wong

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