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Server-side pre-commit hook?

Charlie Misonne Community Leader Apr 29, 2020

My questions might sound silly at first but here is what I want to achieve:

Currently we are using a custom pre-receive script written in Perl which does some syntax checking on our pushed files. It has been put in each repository's hooks/post-receive.d/ directory on the Bitbucket server. This is being provisoined by Puppet and works just fine.

HOWEVER users can bypass this hook by using the online Bitbucket editor. Pre-receive hooks are only being triggered on a push. And committing with the online editor does not involve any push.
So I thought I could fix this by using the same script as pre-commit hook on the server side. But apparently pre-commit scripts are not being triggered either when using the online editor.
I know pre-commit hooks are meant to be used client-side but how I see it Bitbucket server is the client when using the online editor.
Anyone knows how to achieve this?

 

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I don't think it's gonna work.

We have a Bitbucket app, very similar functionality (commit policy enforced) and the Bitbucket editor does not call the corresponding handlers. At least, it was the status some months ago.

Charlie Misonne Community Leader May 04, 2020

Hmm that's a pity. And I don't want to disable the editor because it's useful for some other projects.
Maybe we should use a CI plan instead.

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