Some git hooks to make our lives easier and safer.
How it works?
These hooks try to keep you on the right path of your development workflow. It never stops you from doing anything; it just says what you are doing wrong and asks for confirmation to continue. Here are the rules that these hooks assume that you should follow (fork and customize it if it doesn't fit your needs):
- Master is always deployable
- Every new feature or bugfix should be done in a separated branch (here called "feature branch")
- The feature branches are always created from the master
- After the feature is done, this branch is merged on the "qa" branch, that should be deployed to a qa environment
- As soon as the feature is ready to go to production, the feature branch is merged on master
- The qa branch should never be merged on master
- The qa branch should never be merged on the feature branch
- You should not commit directly on the master or qa branches
- After a feature branch is merged on master, it should be deleted (both locally and remotely)
master* qa feature_branch | | |-------+---->| | | | | | | | |<----| | | | | | | | |<----| | | | | | | |<------+-----| | | |  A new feature branch is created, based on master  After my work is done, the feature branch is merged on qa  If any change is needed, I change my feature branch and merge it on qa again  Finally, when the feature is ready to go do production, it's merged on master
As always, you can just bypass the validations with
git checkout master git add . git commit --no-verify -m "deal with it"
How to use it?
Warning: This will override all of your custom git hooks. If you don't have any custom hook, don't worry. But if you do, make sure to back it up first.
Just copy this on the root path of your project, wait for some seconds and you should be good to go.
git clone email@example.com:brianstorti/git-hooks.git /tmp/git-hooks && \ cp /tmp/git-hooks/hooks/* .git/hooks && \ chmod +x .git/hooks/*
If you want to use theses hooks for every created or cloned project, you can take advantage of some git awesomeness (requires Git 1.7.1 or newer):
mkdir -p ~/.git_template/hooks git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:brianstorti/git-hooks.git /tmp/git-hooks cp /tmp/git-hooks/hooks/* ~/.git_template/hooks git config --global init.templatedir "~/.git_template"
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