How to edit incorrect commit message in Mercurial?
I am currently using TortoiseHg (Mercurial) and accidentally committed an incorrect commit message. How do I go about editing this commit message in the repository?
This question already has an answer here: Edit an incorrect commit message in Git 23 answers Is there a way to change the comment of a particular old(not latest/one behind) commit which is alre
I've been searching Google and cannot find anything on this error. Here is the full error: git commit -m update ui INVALID COMMIT MSG: does not match type scope: subject ! was: update ui Note:
So we work in named branches with what we do, but it's now come to light that this name we use should also be used in the commit message to help with tracking etc. If we're using TortoiseHG or Mer
How to run git commit -m '...' command from another directory? I edit my file: vim /home/.../myFile I add it using: git add /home/.../myFile But now, how can I commit the changes? git commit -m '...
I tried doing a simple commit through my wrapper library for Mercurial, using the simple text of Unicode:æøåÆØÅ as my commit message. This is written to a text file and given to Mercurial with the app
I wrote the wrong thing in a commit message. How can I change the message? The commit has not been pushed.
I want to retrieve commit order number, counting ONLY commits of specific branch (master). As a branch master is the same on each machine/repo, then this will allow me to: 1. Have the same number re
What are all steps required to validate commit message with set of regular expressions? We want to work in semi-centralized set-up so I need a solution for the developer clone (local repository) and f
I pushed a commit with one changed file to Github. This was the first (and only) commit to this repo, which was forked from another user. I then changed the commit message using git commit --amend -m
This question already has an answer here: Change the author of a commit in Git 24 answers I've made a terrible mistake. Looking back on my git commits, it seems that somehow I've managed to get
I'm trying to commit only certain files with Mercurial. Because of of hg having auto-add whenever I try to commit a change it wants to commit all files. But I don't want that because certain files are
I'm trying to decorate the angular's $log factory to put the timestamp of the message in the log. It works pretty well until now, except for this behavior: When I log with default configuration of ang
In the latest version V.4.42.14, user can directly edit data in the grids mode, which is awesome. Every time I edit one row data and move my cursor to next, the edited data automatic commit to databas
I have two commit that I just pushed to github. The 2nd commit message after the 1st commit message is actually a bit f'ed up. Is there a way to change the 2nd commit message after pushing it to githu
I tried to merge two heads in Mercurial. After merging, I didn't commit and did some more changes. Then I tried to commit and got the following message: abort: cannot partially commit a merge (do not
I'd like to amend my last commit, but running hg commit --amend gives me abort: cannot amend public changesets even though I know that it's safe to edit the changeset. How can I change the phase of
I'm using EGit with mylyn. When I used to commit my code to git repository, the commit dialog would be filled by default message showing the task ID, task description, etc. Now I don't see the default
I have a git repository, I can see all the commits in a particular branch using git log branch-name. But I want to print the commit message, author and date of all commits with respect to a particular
How can you validate the comment in the commit message dialog box. For example, the comment may be CSCRM12345678.
Occasionally, my collaborators will panic when there is an automatic merge generated as the result a git-pull, and just accept the default commit message. Before this commit gets pushed, I want to b
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I have TortoiseHg installed on Windows XP. Although I can use most hg commands normally from the command line, I cannot use hg commit (without the -m option) because it fails to launch my editor. This
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This question already has an answer here: Git: How to edit/reword a merge commit's message? 3 answers I have merged with other branch, and there are few commits after merge, before pushing i wa
After using hg qnew and hg qrefresh to create and update a patch that I want to apply to my repository, but the commit message that I wrote when I did hg qnew was not very good, it did not reference t
Is there a way in GitHub to change a commit message if I've committed with a message that has a typo or something dumb written in it? I know you can do the ammend commit thing (which replaces the prev
OS: Windows I write $ git commit then # Please enter the commit message I write some text, like Form validation added Press Enter and not commited. Then i press Shift+Enter, Ctrl+Enter, Alt+
A co-worker has made several changes to old commit messages. He changed the issue that was referenced in them. My local working copy does not seem to pick up on these changes and so I cannot search fo
I stupidly did a TortoiseHG commit while trying to do a new line, and wrote the totally wrong thing in the commit message. How do I change the commit message here ? I have not yet pushed the commit.
We would like to ensure that every commit message have a Jira ticket number in the subject. For instance, it should be something like MA-12: Fixed issue about .... I know that this can easily be don
I need some help with a Bash script that will automatically add the Git's branch name as a hash in commit messages. Any ideas? Thanks!
When I do hg commit, it use vi as my default editor, how to change it to vim?
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I'm on a Mac running Snow Leopard. I have Mercurial 1.1 installed. After I hit esc to exit insert mode I can't figure out how to save and quit. Hitting control+c shows me instructions that say typin
How does mercurial handle splitted files? What will happen if I create a branch and split a file. Can I easily pull changes from another branch which modifies the original, unsplitted file?
I would like to write a hook for Mercurial to do the following, an am struggling to get going.: Run on central repo, and execute when changeset(s) are pushed (I think I should use the input or cha
Simple scenario: I have renamed a file. The changes are committed and pushed. I didn't have used hg rename. How can I tell mercurial that an add/remove in a commit was a rename? Is there something lik
Is it possible to do a commit without any changes in the current repository with Mercurial, like git's --allow-empty?
I've installed the HgEclipse plugin for Mercurial integration in Eclipse. I have an existing (Java) project in Eclipse, but I can't figure out how to turn on mercurial change tracking for this existin
I know that I can use git commit --amend --file=path-to-my-new-message but this will amend staged changes, too. Of course, I could stash and later apply&drop the stash, but is there a quicker solu
I always use git commit --verbose. Is there an equivalent option/setting that will make git show me the diff when I'm rewording a commit message during git rebase --interactive?
When I fire up git gui I see the last commit message I wrote - sometimes I loose it (for instance when I hit amend commit too hurriedly). I mostly work in Dropbox however so I am able to rollback (or
I'm writing my blog system(django), and my blog files are VCSed by mercurial, I want get files create/update time, how could I do this by using commandline or python? edit: this is a example: $ SOME_C
(Note, I'm not looking for the answer git rebase -i) In mercurial, I can reopen a commit by importing it into my patch queue: hg qimport tip The commit is open in the sense that it's just like be
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
I usually submit a list of commits for review, so I have a problem: If I have commit1, commit2, commit3, head. I know that I can modify head commit with git commit --amend, but how can I modify commit
When using Mercurial, how do you undo all changes in the working directory since the last commit? It seems like this would be a simple thing, but it's escaping me. For example, let's say I have 4 comm
I'm trying to output the full commit message in the console, and I am able to but I have to keep resizing the console window(cygwin) in order to reveal more. The command im using is git log --pretty=
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