Hooks are scripts run by Git. Git will run hook scripts based on the situation or the stage of deployment. There are several hooks that are run at different stages of the deployment of code. We are interested in the pre-commit hook—this hook is run before a commit is committed to the repository. There are several good examples for pre-commit hooks available. The Puppet Labs suggested hook runs
puppet parser validate against all the files ending in the
.pp extension. The script can be found at http://projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/1/wiki/puppet_version_control, the website of Puppet Labs. Copy the script from the page into the
.git/hooks directory of your Git repository. The file should be named pre-commit and have the executable permissions ...