git-annex: Puzzling over bare repositories

Joey Hess joey at
Mon Dec 26 19:53:09 CET 2011

Richard Hartmann wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 20:44, Richard Hartmann <richih.mailinglist at> wrote:
> >> You need to run git annex merge before pushing and all will be well. 
> > This seems to be a _very_ common problem for new users. I know it's a
> > message from git, not git-annex, but would there be any way to display
> > a hint?
> As a follow-up, there are no hooks that could be used. Pity.

To follow-up, I have added a new one, called tweak-fetch. Hopefully it
will be accepted into git in due course; I already have a tweak-fetch
branch of git-annex that can use the hook to avoid any need of manually
running `git annex merge`. The hook also allows for other interesting

see shy jo
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