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From: Jeff King <>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <>
Cc: "Robert P. J. Day" <>,
	Git Mailing list <>
Subject: Re: does a new repo actually *need* default template content?
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2018 03:06:10 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 07:56:12PM +0200, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> On Mon, May 28 2018, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >   (apologies for more pedantic nitpickery, just little things i'm
> > running across in my travels. aside: i actually teach git courses, so
> > it's a bit embarrassing that i don't know some of this stuff. *sigh*.)
> Aside from maybe the empty branches/ directory (see c8a58ac5a5 ("Revert
> "Don't create the $GIT_DIR/branches directory on init"", 2009-10-31)),
> none of this is needed.
> I wish we didn't create any of this stuff, but have never been inclined
> to make that my hill to die on.
> I think we're much better off just shipping e.g. a single README file in
> hooks/, or just nothing at all.

FWIW, that's my opinion, too (including the "hill to die on" part).

I also wish hooks were just shell snippets in the config files that
could follow the usual config-precedence rules.


  reply	other threads:[~2018-06-01  7:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-28 13:00 does a new repo actually *need* default template content? Robert P. J. Day
2018-05-28 17:56 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-06-01  7:06   ` Jeff King [this message]
2018-06-01 14:38     ` Santiago Torres

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