Friday, 16 May 2014

Push It!

Earlier today, Alex Couper presented me with a challenge on a captainhook issue:
I want to play "push it" by salt n pepa on every push.
Challenge accepted.

If you are using a sufficiently recent version of git (i.e. one which supports the pre-push hook) and have youtube-dl, mplayer and curl installed, then dropping this in to .git/hooks/pre-push for a repo will play Push It (in its entirety) on every push:

#!/bin/sh
curl -s "$(youtube-dl -g http://www.youtube.com/watch\?v\=vCadcBR95oU)" | mplayer -really-quiet -cache 8192 -vo null - > /dev/null 2>&1 &

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