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authorJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2005-12-20 00:35:48 (GMT)
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Documentation: stdout of update-hook is connected to /dev/null
Mention that update-hook does not emit its stdout to the sender. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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@@ -111,6 +111,10 @@ Another use suggested on the mailing list is to use this hook to
implement access control which is finer grained than the one
based on filesystem group.
+The standard output of this hook is sent to /dev/null; if you
+want to report something to the git-send-pack on the other end,
+you can redirect your output to your stderr.
+
post-update
-----------
@@ -125,3 +129,7 @@ the outcome of `git-receive-pack`.
The default post-update hook, when enabled, runs
`git-update-server-info` to keep the information used by dumb
transport up-to-date.
+
+The standard output of this hook is sent to /dev/null; if you
+want to report something to the git-send-pack on the other end,
+you can redirect your output to your stderr.