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Post-hooks Unsuccessfully Triggered After Clicking Merge Button in a Pull Request

If a developer makes a direct push to a branch using a repository's Stash URL, the post-receive hook gets successfully triggered.

However, the same hook doesn't trigger if the developer uses the Merge button after his/her changes are code reviewed.

I thought that since the pull request merge happens server-side, the post-commit hook would be the correct place to have a repository trigger. However, having the repo trigger in both the post-receive and post-commit still didn't work after using the Merge button in a pull request.

Is this a bug? What hooks are called before and after the server-side merge in Stash?

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Is it still not possible to have a hook that is triggered after a pull request merge?

Hi rl_ted,

The mechanism that performs the pull request merge is actually based on a git fetch into the repository, which doesn't trigger receive hooks. Unfortunately there are currently no hooks that will be invoked automatically after a merge.

That said, if you want to trigger functionality based on a pull request merge, you can build a Stash plugin that consumes the PullRequestMergedEvent. There is also a java API for implementing commit-hooks in a plugin. If you're unfamiliar with Atlassian plugins, the Atlassian SDK is a good place to start.

I'd also keep an eye on STASH-2521, which tracks improved commit hooks support in Stash and should hit arelease in the near future.



Thank you, Tim.

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rohan Atlassian Team Jul 18, 2014

The improvement request that Tim originally provided has been split-up. Follow this improvement request instead: -

Hi guys,

Here's an update on my answer from last year:

Repository hooks implementing AsyncPostReceiveRepositoryHook will be called for both pushes and Pull Request merges. See for full details.



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