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3rd May 2011 09:33 (GMT)
gitosis moved its post-update hook (upgrade from Lenny to Squeeze)

I'm using gitosis to manage my Git repositories on the public server. That server was recently upgraded to Squeeze and I didn't create a new repository on that server so far but today I wanted to and got:

ERROR:gitosis.serve.main:Repository read access denied
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

A search yielded some results with people messing up their keys or forgetting to create the configuration file entry or something similar. None of this was my problem. As it turned out, the post-update hook for the admin repository has been moved from /usr/share/python-support/gitosis/gitosis-0.2-py2.5.egg/gitosis/templates/admin/hooks/post-update to /usr/share/pyshared/gitosis/templates/admin/hooks/post-update, but the symlink hasn't been updated on upgrade. After running a simple

ln -sf /usr/share/pyshared/gitosis/templates/admin/hooks/post-update post-update

in the hook directory of the admin repository everything worked again.

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