Idle time in project overview

John Keeping john at
Tue Jan 14 13:08:30 CET 2014

On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 11:50:23AM +0100, Stefan Tatschner wrote:
> I don't know if it is a bug or a feature but I think on this nice
> mailing list I could ask without being shot or mutilated. :)
> If I have a git repository with multiple branches and I push to another
> branch as 'master' the idle time on the project overview is not updated.
> I think this behaviour is not correct. When I push to another branch as
> master the project is absolutely not in an idle state. I think the idle
> time should be updated when I push to any branch.

This question comes up periodically.  The answer is to use a hook to
update an "agefile" on push.  The best reference is this message:

It would be nice to have that example hook in the repository somewhere
(contrib/hooks/ ?) if someone feels like working up a patch...

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