Edit an incorrect commit message in Git
I wrote the wrong thing in a commit message.
How do I change the message? I have not yet pushed the commit to anyone.
I need to make sure commit messages are some what legit else reject it. The commit message should be like #123 fixing missing bracket I want to make sure it begins with hash, there is an integer (no
I have the hash for a git commit I made a few weeks ago. I tried checking it out but it says that the hash did not match any file(s) known to git. I also looked for it in git reflog, but don't see i
git commit opens the text editor and displays some information about the changes to be committed: # Please enter the commit message for your changes. Lines starting # with '#' will be ignored, and an
I'm really not a git expert. usually I only use -git add -A then git commit -mmsg then git push and this way everything works just fine. This time for change, another use made a commit to my p
I need a plumbing command to print the commit message of one given commit - nothing more, nothing less.
How do I edit or reword a merge commit's message? git commit --amend works if it's the last commit made (HEAD), but what if it comes before HEAD? git rebase -i HEAD~5 doesn't list the merge commits.
How do I enter an exclamation point into a git commit message from the command line? It is possible to escape the exclamation point with a backslash, but then the backslash ends up in the commit messa
I'm learning Git coming from Perforce. As far as I can tell you must write the commit message in the same step as when you commit. Or am I missing how I might write the message earlier and have it han
I have a git subtree my-subtree in my main repo my-repo that links to a remote repo. I made a commit to files belonging to my-subtree in my-repo. Then I wanted to push these changes back to the remot
My problem: cygwin git doesn't seem to correctly prompt for credentials when using https:// URLs, so I used username and password in the URL. Unfortunately when I did a get pull it auto-commited a m
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
I suspect I have performed an incorrect amendment (B') of last commit (B), which cause all my work in the last commit (B) gone. A | B [master] amend to A / | B B' [master] I think if I haven't do an
This question already has an answer here: How do I push amended commit to the remote git repo? 7 answers I just made pushed a commit, then realized I needed to change the commit message. So on
Other than parsing git log for the date string, is there a Git native way to report the date of a certain commit?
git status shows file as modified, however when commiting it shows the file as been copied ie: git status modified: foo/bar/baz.xml git commit copied: bar/foo/baz.xml -> foo/bar/baz.xml Why is it s
Is it possible to assign tickets or add labels to github issues in a commit message? Example: @usera ready for you to sign off for #Testing where @usera is a user and #Testing is a label ?
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 using a gui text editor (e.g. komodo edit) as core editor for git (commit messages), that editor process must not be forked or else git will assume an empty commit message, because it thinks th
I have my first commit which was adding a README file using git commit -m 'first commit' I now have the following (below) and just get system beeps when trying to navigate up or down. Not sure how to
Possible Duplicate: How do I get git to use Textmate as my default editor? When I type git commit...it launches TextMate and I see all the changes in the file commented out. But then at the command
I've written a Git post-commit hook and it works correctly. However, I want to add this hook to apply to all current (and future) git repositories I am working on. I tried adding the hook to my ~/.git
I would really love a specialized git alias / bash function that can do the following. git add -A git commit -m $MESSAGE git push origin master All with a single command. gacp > My message CONTE
Is there a way to encourage(force) users to enter a commit message of at least X characters? excluding white space. I'm trying to stop commit messages that are just a blank space long or a couple of c
As mentioned in this answer, since Git 1.8.2 you can use core.commentchar config value to change commit message comments to something else than the default # (hashmark or hashsign). That is a life-sav
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 comm
is there any size limit to the GIT commit message? I searched trough the web but cannot find any relevant mention about this except this one: http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/busybox-cvs/2010-March/
Is there a way git prompts me a You are attempting to make a commit in the production branch. Are you sure (y/N)? message before every commit. As it is obvious from the message, I want it only on a
Is there a way to get the last commit message without access to the repo? svn log --limit 1 tries to connect to the repo. EDIT: I have credentials setup and using them to check out the source. What I
I want to write a module in python (This is the learning project) to enhance my git experience. Is there a python module for various git commands? At least the basic ones (commit/diff/log/add)? I saw
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?
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
I'm pretty new to this Git thing. I tried to commit my work, using commit amend inside GitX (cause I wanted to make only 1 final commit). I pulled the latest source, resolved conflicts, then staged an
We are working on tickets, and when we use the ticket number in the git commit message on the first line, then the ticket is updated with the commit message. To make things simple we always work on a
How to set current date as git commit message?
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?
Is there a way I can utilize git to export/download my MySQL development database that is utilized in my code on a commit or some other way through git so that whenever I clone my project, I always ha
Every now and then, as I am dutifully crafting a nice, descriptive commit message, I get an error: .git/COMMIT_EDITMSG 81L, 2108C written error: There was a problem with the editor 'vim'. Please sup
As a newbie git user; when I try to commit my work with git commit -a -v and after I make the necessary changes, I close the file and get this Aborting commit due to empty commit message. error. I h
As shown on this popular answer in SO, when I need to edit/correct the message for the last commit, I do: git commit --amend -m New commit message But what am I supposed to do when I want to amend
Possible Duplicate: How to delete a 'git commit' I am new to git and I encountered a situation which I need some help with. I cloned a remote repository to my PC, and then opened a new branch named
At the current point my git-rebase-todo is squash: f732993 aaatest # Rebase f3a7aa7..f732993 onto f3a7aa7 # # Commands: # p, pick = use commit # r, reword = use commit, but edit the commit message # e
We have recently converted our SVN repositories to GIT. It seems that we lost some commits by this conversion and would like to verify this. So we would like to find a matching git commit for each svn
The git book seems to contradict itself re git commit --amend: This command takes your staging area and uses it for the commit. If you’ve made no changes since your last commit..., then your snapshot
I was configuring git and during this phase created a few test commits (I was commiting a change of 1 character with pointless commit message). After these I was using git and created a lot of normal
How can I commit the full project again? (I want upload all of my file upload again to heroku)
I'm trying to learn git using the 'Pro Git' book by Scott Chacon. When explaining how to Stage modified files (page 18), i understand with git add the files are scheduled for commit and then commited
How do pick only one commit from a branch on a remote repository and merge it to the current branch on my local repository? I looked around on google, and I found git cherry-pick. But this seems to be
is there a way to have a pre-commit hook which auto-formats the code (for example with astyle) but does not destroy a partial commit? Workflow: # edit a file.txt git add -p file.txt # add one chunk, b
I have a bad commit from a log time ago, I want to remove it completely from git history as if it never happened. I know the commit id let's say 1f020. I have tried git rebase and remove it , but ther
The only thing I liked didn't hate about SVN was that my GUI (Cornerstone) could be configured to recognize issue codes in commit messages and provide a link to open the URL for the relevant issue. Is