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@@ -20,6 +20,10 @@ directory to trigger action at certain points. When
all disabled. To enable a hook, rename it by removing its `.sample`
suffix.
+NOTE: It is also a requirement for a given hook to be executable.
+However - in a freshly initialized repository - the `.sample` files are
+executable by default.
+
This document describes the currently defined hooks.
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@@ -86,7 +90,7 @@ This hook is invoked by 'git-commit' right after preparing the
default log message, and before the editor is started.
It takes one to three parameters. The first is the name of the file
-that the commit log message. The second is the source of the commit
+that contains the commit log message. The second is the source of the commit
message, and can be: `message` (if a `-m` or `-F` option was
given); `template` (if a `-t` option was given or the
configuration option `commit.template` is set); `merge` (if the