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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
Cc: Orgad Shaneh <orgads@gmail.com>,
	Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	Git List <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 1/2] hooks: allow input from stdin for commit-related hooks
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 10:13:47 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqr1onuc9w.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPig+cS5BUCaFN=MN+7gSTbvskffRdTJOgck6TrRRacxCc_CwA@mail.gmail.com> (Eric Sunshine's message of "Fri, 20 Nov 2020 01:38:58 -0500")

Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com> writes:

> At the very least, this change deserves a documentation update, both
> to explain that the prepare-commit-msg hook has a valid stdin, and
> (importantly) that it won't be able to rely upon stdin in conjunction
> with `-F -`. (This also makes me wonder if it would be possible to
> signal to the hook whether or not stdin is available. Perhaps this
> could be done by passing an additional argument to the hook.)
>
> Finally, I realize that you followed Junio's suggestion for organizing
> the series, however, it feels undesirable for patch [1/2] to leave the
> command in a somewhat broken state, ...

True.  The split you suggest sounds saner, if we were to still move
forward with this change.  I originally threw "commit -F -" in the
"don't do it if it hurts" category, but I agree with you that it is
quite plausible that IDE would want to use the feature to feed the
log message to the command (that way they do not need to worry
about a temporary file at all), so it can become a real issue.

Thanks.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-20 18:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-17 15:02 [PATCH] hooks: allow input from stdin Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-11-17 19:59 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-19 15:50 ` [PATCH v2] " Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-11-19 15:56   ` [PATCH v3] hooks: allow input from stdin for commit-related hooks Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-11-19 19:16     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-19 20:41       ` Orgad Shaneh
2020-11-19 20:56     ` [PATCH v4 0/2] " Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-11-19 20:56       ` [PATCH v4 1/2] " Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-11-19 21:23         ` Eric Sunshine
2020-11-19 21:32           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-20  5:23           ` Orgad Shaneh
2020-11-20  6:38             ` Eric Sunshine
2020-11-20  6:48               ` Eric Sunshine
2020-11-20  7:16                 ` Orgad Shaneh
2020-11-20 18:13               ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-11-20 10:59             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2020-11-20 12:34               ` Orgad Shaneh
2020-11-19 20:56       ` [PATCH v4 2/2] commit: fix stdin conflict between message and hook Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-12-09 20:06       ` [PATCH v5 0/2] hooks: allow input from stdin for commit-related hooks Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-12-09 20:06         ` [PATCH v5 1/2] hooks: lay foundations for passing stdin to hooks Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-12-09 20:06         ` [PATCH v5 2/2] hooks: allow input from stdin for commit-related hooks Orgad Shaneh via GitGitGadget
2020-12-09 22:37           ` Junio C Hamano

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