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Re: 'git worktree add' does not fire post-checkout hook




On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 4:00 PM, Gumbel, Matthew K
<matthew.k.gumbel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I've noticed that when I run 'git worktree add /path/to/new/tree',
> the post-checkout hook does not fire, even though the worktree
> manpage explicitly states that "worktree add" will, "Create <path>
> and checkout <branch> into it."
>
> Is this the intended behavior? Seems like maybe a bug, but I'm not
> sure.

Seems like an oversight. Given that 'git worktree' is like a cross of
'git clone' and 'git checkout', both of which run that hook, it seems
reasonable that 'git-worktree' should do so, as well.

If you'd like to get your feet wet at contributing to the Git project,
this might be a good first dip, as it looks like an easy fix (a one-
or two-liner). The only thing which needs a bit of care is to skip the
hook when --no-checkout is specified. Other than that, 'githooks'
documentation would need an update to mention that git-worktree also
runs the hook, and t2025-worktree-add.sh would want a couple new tests
(which would probably be the most complex part of the patch).