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Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 22:02:47 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Unify internal form of mscash2 hashes?

On 05/28/2013 08:42 PM, magnum wrote:
> On 28 May, 2013, at 20:06 , magnum <> wrote:
>> On 28 May, 2013, at 18:01 , Frank Dittrich <> wrote:
>>> You might want to experiment with a pre-commit hook that automatically
>>> removes trailing whitespace or spaces before tabs in a *non-public*
>>> repo, and if it turns out to work without unwanted side effects, enable
>>> that pre-comkmit hook in the public repo.
>> I probably need to read up on this. I know about commit hooks but I have absolutely no idea how to set one up on the remote side, at GitHub.
> OK, so the correct term is server-side pre-commit hooks, and GitHub does not support them. This is very likely for the reason I described: You'd be running arbitrary code at their servers.

So we should try to find a precommit hook which we can ask contributors
to use in their local git repo?
Then, if you push from your local repo to the public repo, you already
cleaned possible whitespace issues when committing to your local repo?


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