[llvm-dev] GitHub Hooks

Chandler Carruth via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jul 19 16:54:04 PDT 2016

I can try to find time; honestly haven't had the spare time recently to
track or contributed significantly to the github thing, I just wanted to
try and avoid the search for a complex solution if the simple one is
available and sufficient.

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 4:52 PM Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org>

> Right! Can you add a comment to the document review?
> The other two hooks were good (email, update umbrella), so I think we're
> set.
> Cheers,
> Renato
> 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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