[llvm-dev] GitHub Hooks

Renato Golin via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jul 19 16:52:40 PDT 2016

Right! Can you add a comment to the document review?

The other two hooks were good (email, update umbrella), so I think we're


On 20 Jul 2016 12:48 a.m., "Chandler Carruth" <chandlerc at google.com> wrote:

> I have already tested protected branches on GitHub successfully and found
> it allowed exactly the pushes that were correct -- they must all have the
> current HEAD as an ancestor, and so they always move the repo forward
> without dropping already pushed patches.
> At most, it would might make sense to have some client-side scripts we
> encourage users to install that check for accidental pushes of massive
> series of patches in a single go and warn them about it.
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 4:44 PM Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org>
> wrote:
>> That is what I'm proposing, and Tim is helping us test. We should reach a
>> solution quickly, and once we do, I'll update the document.
>> Feel free to try his repo, I'll only try tomorrow. If you guys come up
>> with a clear flow before that, let me know.
>> Cheers,
>> Renato
>> On 20 Jul 2016 12:36 a.m., "Chandler Carruth" <chandlerc at google.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I've not read all of the github threads, so sorry if this has been
>>> brought up, but...
>>> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 1:27 PM Renato Golin via llvm-dev <
>>> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>>>>   1. Pre-commit hooks, avoiding forced pushes / re-order
>>>> GitHub doesn't support server hooks due to security concerns.
>>> GitHub does support protected branches which prevent forced pushes. I've
>>> even played with them in the llvm GitHub project and they work as expected.
>>> It should give the exact workflow that I think LLVM devs are used to with
>>> Subversion of post-commit review.
>>> -Chandler
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