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Re: Not patching shebang in git hook samples ?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Not patching shebang in git hook samples ?
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:04:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

John Darrington <address@hidden> skribis:

> The git package ships with a number of sample hook files.  These are shell 
> scripts and
> therefore the #!/bin/sh line gets substituted at  build time.
> However these files get installed into every git repostory that is created, 
> and users
> are invited to use them as templates for their own hooks.
> This will be fine until both git and bash are updated.  Now the original bash 
> is free
> to be garbage collected.  If that happens, the path: 
> #!/gnu/store/qkw4zrwfybxww8f56nkb6hggxambk89b-bash-4.4.0/bin/sh
> will no longer exist.
> I suggest what we turn off the shebang patching for the files in 
> share/templates for git.

Agreed, it’s a bug.


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