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Subject: Re: [boost] Executable files in Boost git repostories
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-12-04 15:28:14

On 12/4/2018 8:03 AM, Rene Rivera via Boost wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:03 AM Andrey Semashev via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Yes, I'm in favor of adding some sort of a server-side git hook. For
>> that all script files need to have an appropriate extension so that they
>> can be whitelisted to have an executable permission. Though I'm not sure
>> how server-side git hooks work with GitHub.
> I don't think there's anything like git server-side hooks. and suggest
otherwise, although understanding how to write a hook from the sparse
documentation seems difficult to me. Maybe someone who has written a git
hook before understands how we can cycle through the files in a 'git
push' and, if one of those files is a source file with its executable
bit set, reject the push.

> Best you can do
> is write a GitHub Application. As otherwise it's all client side hooks.
> Other option is to add these checks to the regular library conformance
> testing <
>> .

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