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diff --git a/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt b/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt
index 3cf5511..6914aa5 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt
@@ -40,13 +40,13 @@ OPTIONS
pre-receive Hook
----------------
Before any ref is updated, if $GIT_DIR/hooks/pre-receive file exists
-and is executable, it will be invoked once, with three parameters
-per ref to be updated:
+and is executable, it will be invoked once with no parameters. The
+standard input of the hook will be one line per ref to be updated:
- $GIT_DIR/hooks/pre-receive (refname sha1-old sha1-new)+
+ sha1-old SP sha1-new SP refname LF
-The refname parameter is relative to $GIT_DIR; e.g. for the master
-head this is "refs/heads/master". The two sha1 arguments after
+The refname value is relative to $GIT_DIR; e.g. for the master
+head this is "refs/heads/master". The two sha1 values before
each refname are the object names for the refname before and after
the update. Refs to be created will have sha1-old equal to 0{40},
while refs to be deleted will have sha1-new equal to 0{40}, otherwise
@@ -86,13 +86,14 @@ post-receive Hook
-----------------
After all refs were updated (or attempted to be updated), if any
ref update was successful, and if $GIT_DIR/hooks/post-receive
-file exists and is executable, it will be invoke once with three
-parameters for each successfully updated ref:
+file exists and is executable, it will be invoke once with no
+parameters. The standard input of the hook will be one line
+for each successfully updated ref:
- $GIT_DIR/hooks/post-receive (refname sha1-old sha1-new)+
+ sha1-old SP sha1-new SP refname LF
-The refname parameter is relative to $GIT_DIR; e.g. for the master
-head this is "refs/heads/master". The two sha1 arguments after
+The refname value is relative to $GIT_DIR; e.g. for the master
+head this is "refs/heads/master". The two sha1 values before
each refname are the object names for the refname before and after
the update. Refs that were created will have sha1-old equal to
0{40}, while refs that were deleted will have sha1-new equal to
@@ -105,18 +106,17 @@ ref listing the commits pushed to the repository:
#!/bin/sh
# mail out commit update information.
- while test $# -gt 0
+ while read oval nval ref
do
- if expr "$2" : '0*$' >/dev/null
+ if expr "$oval" : '0*$' >/dev/null
then
echo "Created a new ref, with the following commits:"
- git-rev-list --pretty "$2"
+ git-rev-list --pretty "$nval"
else
echo "New commits:"
- git-rev-list --pretty "$3" "^$2"
+ git-rev-list --pretty "$nval" "^$oval"
fi |
- mail -s "Changes to ref $1" commit-list@mydomain
- shift; shift; shift; # discard this ref's args
+ mail -s "Changes to ref $ref" commit-list@mydomain
done
exit 0