Git: How do I edit only the message of a previous commit that is not the latest one?
I just realized that I left one word in the commit message of a previous commit (so I can't use git commit --amend) that makes the message mean completely the opposite of what I had intended.
The commit in question is HEAD~2 on my current branch, which is ahead of the branch base. How can I edit just the message on that commit?
I did a Git commit and push, but wrote the totally wrong thing in the comment. How do I change the comment? I have already pushed the commit to the remote.
I have a master repo, which has some changes I do not want to commit. I have a subrepo, which has changes that have already been committed. I want to commit the changes subrepo revision in my master r
ref^ refers to the commit before ref, what about getting the commit after ref? For example, if I git checkout 12345 how do I check out the next commit? Thanks. PS Yes, git's a DAG node pointer struct
I have three commits I made which I attempted to clean up some code. Anyways I managed to completely destroy what I was working on. And I want to delete the past three commits and return to a specific
So I just did a git --reset soft to go back to a previous commit. Now what if I want to go back to the latest commit that I was at before? i.e: the latest commit? I tried doing git log, but the commit
If I have staged some changes, and in the process notice an error in my previous (and un-pushed) commit message, is there a way to amend the commit without folding in my staged changes? I see various
This question already has an answer here: Make the current commit the only (initial) commit in a Git repository? 8 answers I want to clean up my commit history by removing all the previous comm
I have for example 10 commits. I want to delete fifth commit forever. How do I delete only fifth commit.
Is it possible to modify the commented part of the default git commit message? I want to add a bit more 'context' information for my users. # Please enter the commit message for your changes. # (Comme
I would like to create a git script which replaces author A with author B in a specified commit range (abcd..dcba). How can I do that? Here is what I have so far: #!/bin/sh # # git-myCommand # # g
I'm converting everything over to Git for my own personal use and I found some old versions of a file already in the repository. How do I commit it to the history in the correct order according the th
I'd like to grab a single branch (not all of them) of a remote repository and create a local tracking branch that can track further updates to that remote branch. The other branches in the remote repo
so I have an sh script that throws together some files then commits them to a git repo. How can I dynamically add the date to my commit message? My .sh looks something like // do things to files... gi
I was so dumb that I committed and pushed it to the server and found out that the commit message was wrong. So I used --amend to fix the comment. But now I can't push to the server anymore :S What to
A git submodule is currently on a branch, and I'm not sure not if it's at the tip. How do I get the commit ID of the branch's tip so that I can pull up the submodule if necessary?
I'm wondering if there is a way to quickly reverse specific hunk of a commit. I can generate a diff between two commits or HEAD to see the difference. How do I reverse just one of those hunks (or bett
I have made a git commit but I have not pushed. And I am now working on a new bug fix, which should not touch the same files as the first commit. Is it possible for me to commit this bug fix AND git p
I would like to replace my current local repository with an older git commit that i have pushed, is this possible? also i am the only person using this remote repository so messing with other peoples
I'm using Visual SVN Server and Tortoise SVN (client) for source control. I would like all developers to standardize on a consistent format for checkin notes. For Example I want their Commit Message t
I want to display the git commit id (i.e. SHA) of the head of master on my website as an identifier. How can I pull this information from git?
I commit a git repository at first time, I then regret the commit and want to revert it. I try # git reset --hard HEAD~1 I get this message: fatal: ambiguous argument 'HEAD~1': unknown revision or pa
With Git, if you are committing, it includes a section under the commit message that is commented out. This contains instructions on writing a commit message as well as a list of files that are changi
OK, so I'm getting an error sometimes when I try to revert a commit (with Git). All that I do is git revert <commit hash> and it gives me this message: error: could not revert <commit hash>
To prevent our CI system from building on every commit, we have to append [skip ci] at the end of each commit (git commit -m ... [skip ci]). Is it possible to make an Alias for that? I have been pl
I have asked Git to perform a commit from within git bash, It has brought up VI as it always does. I now wish to cancel the commit, how do I prevent proceeding with the commit from this point?
I find that being able to specify the commit message in one go, tricks me into writing short one line commit messages. I often end up along the lines of git commit -m fix things. But whenever I leav
Here is a folder, which contains a lot of .java files. How can I git commit this folder ? If I do the following commands git add foldername git commit foldername -m commit operation I will see the
When I try to do a git commit -a, I get a nice vim instance. I type in my message, do :wq, vim closes down and the terminal has the message, Aborting commit due to empty commit message. Pursuant to
I'm trying to wrap my head around the intricacies of Git. I pulled down a repository from GitHub using git clone [url here]. I made some changes, the tried to commit them with git commit. This did
I have a local git repo that I cloned by using git clone --depth 1 my_repo_url so that I only have the latest commit and don't have to worry about keeping a large history around. If I now do a git p
I was on a branch in Git, doing some work. Then I decided to check out one of my previous commits on that branch using the commit's hash, with git checkout -b new_branch 6e559cb. Now when I enter git
Let's say I have 2 commits in my git log. Now I want to go back to the first commit and modify some files and add that as the third commit. When I type in git log I want 3 commits to be there on the s
Recently, I have committed some code into Tortoise SVN by providing some commit message like Added two java files test.java and test1.java. After committing the code, I realized that I wrote a wrong c
I wrote the wrong thing in a commit message. How can I change the message? The commit has not been pushed.
I have a git repo with a git submodule inside of it. The submodule is hosted on bitbucket. I want to update my local copy of the submodule to its latest commit. I tired git submodule update however
I want to warn the user if their commit message doesn't follow a certain set of guidelines, and then give them the option to edit their commit message, ignore the warning, or cancel the commit. The pr
I'm looking for the magic command of creating a patch from the last commit made. My workflow sometimes looks like this vi some.txt git add some.txt git commit -m some change and now I just want to
With Git, how can I tell if one commit in my branch is a descendant of another commit?
I see Revert Commit. Will that erase current commits? I just want to pull a previous commit without affecting the overall project. Thanks.
GitHub has the nice feature of Web-based file editing. However, it seems that after editing one file I have to commit the changes for this file before continuing. Is there a way I can edit two or more
For a given commit, I need to run blame on the previous version of each line changed but said commit. Having a commit that changes lines 2 and 3 on file a, I want a way to see the output of git blame
Does git have any official syntax that can be inserted into commit messages to reference previous changesets? E.g.: Oops. Adding files accidentally missed out from #7557bd82e2d0c7335319392b4bcb178ce0b
I want to make a alias, like this below gc this is a test message convert to git commit -m this is a test message. How can I do this? I want that in my bashrc.
I deleted my previous git origin, and created a new one. I did git add . and git commit. But it will update changes, how do i push everything into the new origin
I am trying to commit a revision with subversion on cmd.exe. The cmd.exe's codepage is utf-8 (set with chcp 65001): c:\path\to\work\dir> svn ci Since I have not specified a message with the -m fla
Is there any way to create a log file with NLOG will just contain the latest message. Basically I don't want to append to the log and have it only contain the latest message. The goal is to create a l
I need to write a script that incrementally keeps track of files and directories added and removed from a git repo. I have tried to use: git log -n1 --pretty=format: --name-only But that only tells
So, I have two git branches, master and testing. I checkout testing. I make some changes that are only halfway done and not ready to even stage let alone commit, I'm just screwing around. If I checkou
I have to rewrite the history of my repository because it contains some credentials. As I have to amend the root commit I followed the instructions from Git Faq: git rebase -i allows you to convenien
What does 'git commit --cleanup=whitespace' do? I'm trying to test it out but I cannot figure out what the expected behaviour is (and its git documentation on it is just one line). If I add it, and so