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Pre-commit hook to remove trailing whitespace #257

ctide opened this Issue · 3 comments

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Chris Burkhart Simon Murtha Smith
Chris Burkhart

Add a pre-commit hook to remove trailing whitespace from commits before committing them

Simon Murtha Smith

do we really need this? I haven't seen much trailing white space any time recently.

Chris Burkhart ctide was assigned
Chris Burkhart

Yes, otherwise it keeps coming back and Jer and I keep slowly removing it, but it makes diffs from us a lot more annoying to read.

Chris Burkhart

This has to be done individually on everyone's machine, there's no way to push one out automatically as far as I can tell.

Creating a file 'pre-commit' in the .git/hooks directory under your repo that looks like this:

Will do it.

Chris Burkhart ctide closed this
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