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Git pre-commit script to run all the modified files through php-lint. Won't let you commit php file with a syntax error.
# Hook script to check the changed files with php lint
# Called by "git commit" with no arguments.
# To enable this hook, rename this file to "pre-commit".
if git rev-parse --verify HEAD >/dev/null 2>&1
# Initial commit: diff against an empty tree object
if !(git diff --cached --name-only --diff-filter=AM $against | grep 'php' | xargs -P 10 -n1 php -l)
echo "Error: You attempted to commit one or more php files with syntax errors."
echo "Please fix them and retry the commit."
exit 1
exec git diff-index --check --cached $against --
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nickovs commented Jun 8, 2018

You might want to change the grep to grep '\.php$' since as it stands you'll try to lint anything that has the substring php anywhere in its path.

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maybe use against=$(git rev-list --max-parents=0 HEAD) for initial commit instead of 4b825dc642cb6eb9a060e54bf8d69288fbee4904

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