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How to use git hooks with Sourcetree Gitflow?

I am trying to trigger Git Hooks from the use of Sourcetree's embedded GitFlow functionality.

Basically, I am trying to do something very simple: run a git hook that tags the Master branch after a successful merge (using, for example, the "Release" in GitFlow).

The script works and triggers fine if I do the merge manually. However, when using GitFlow "Finish Release", the script never triggers; even though I understand it is doing precisely a merge.

What gives?

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Feb 27, 2019


Does the hook trigger if you run the Git flow commands from the terminal or command line?

If it does, I would expect Sourcetree to do the same but if it is Git-Flow failing then not.

Perhaps this is of help?

Git-Flow also seems to have its own hook mechanism

You are correct; I would expect running "git flow release finish" to trigger the commit/merge hooks, but they do not. 


Git Flow runs on its own hooks, such as:






Thanks for the tip.

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