Github Service Hooks

  • Posted October 14, 2013

This is the Issue I follow the (The Perfect Work-flow with Git, GitHub, and SSH) of Jeffrey Way on youtube, if you want to watch it this is the link:

Anyway when I push a commit to a Github Repository my webpage doesn’t update the remote server repository.

In the service Hooks I put

The Script of github.php looks like this:

<?php shell_exec(‘git pull’); ?>

I don’t know why my remote repository doesn’t update with the github one when I push a commit to github.

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with Apache 2, what am I doing bad ?

Of course if I log to shell with my credentials: ssh root@myip and I put git pull I update my remote repository this way.

I apreciate a help thanks


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In 99% of the cases the reason is the lack of permissions for the user to finish the operation. <br>Check the Apache error.log and you will get to know all the details.

What user is apache running as? <br><pre>sudo netstat -plutn | grep apache</pre>