Reject a git commit with a message that is the same as that of the previous commit?
So, I occasionally make the mistake of pressing the up key one time too many or few and end up doing
git commit -am "changed foo" instead of
./foo_test, resulting in extra commits in my repo that I then have to deal with. Is it possible to have git reject any commit whose message matches the message of the previously committed commit?
Is there a way to edit a commit message in Mercurial on a commit after other commits have occured using TortoiseHg? I've read these posts: How to edit incorrect commit message in Mercurial? Mercurial:
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 am having a problem in git repository on selected files commit. As in SCM or SVN if I have modified 4 files.But want to commit only two then I can easily commit the selected files only. But in git w
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
I have installed fresh Ubuntu 12.04 and initialized some project with git. When I did git commit, it opened some file with nano editor for me to enter commit description. Questions: 1) Can I use vi in
I'm creating a bash script that updates a git branch, everything works fine but now i want to add the option to specify the commit message as a parameter. I used this command first: echo Executing gi
Basically I have to fetch a specific commit and then modify it's commit message. so after cherrypick I did git commit --amend and when editor(nano/vi) opens then added some text in between and save &a
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:
I setup TextMate (mate -w) for editing message for committing with git as follows. git config --global core.editor mate -w The problem is when I run 'git commit -v', instead of TextMate, COMMIT_EDI
Often during a commit($git -commit -m ) I would wish to read my last comment to remember what progress I have made. Is there an easy way to directly access the last commit message through cmd line?
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'm running a very rapid code-compile-test loop where I am amending changes to my commits far more often than not. For example: # Make some changes $ git commit -m Added feature X # Compile, test #
I'm coming from SVN to Git. In SVN when two developers change the same file at same time (from the same file version), the last committer will get a conflict flag to solve before commit his changes. I
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'm trying to write git pre-commit hook script, it should write date of commit at the begining of modified files. My problem is that i can't add modified files to previous commit. When i trying invoke
I often forgot that I have some new files and directly do, git commit -a -m My commit message This only commits changed files, and I have to do add the remaining files in a new commit. This means t
Is there some convention for the order of a commit's parents? Because one of the commit's parents should be to be to previous commit on the current branch that is being merged into and the rest are pr
I set up the email hook for git in heroku. However, all i get is the message that something is pushed - i need both the commit message and the modified files. #what i now get in the email: noreply@her
Could someone recommend a free git hosting service providing post commit mail notifications which include diff contents?
I'm trying to do a hook for a message that you're about to commit on git. What I usually do when about to commit is [SOME_DESCRIPTION] Refs #[0-9]+ I've never done shell scripting before but I'm fairl
I want to know whether it is possible to commit to a previous version. I want to overwrite the previous version. The situation is like this: I worked on a file and made important modifications that fi
My ideal workflow would consist of the following steps edit the code compile git commit -a -m commit message start running the new binaries, tests, etc. (may take 10+ minutes) start new changes, wh
I have two branches A and B in a project that I am working on. B differs from A by a single commit, which is a section of the code completely independent from what I'm working on for the next while (a
In git, I can do git commit --verbose to show me a diff right there in the message editor. I don't see any option for it in mercurial. Is there a mercurial plugin to show me a diff in the message ed
I've taken a look at these previous questions already: Howto add a changed file to an older (not last) commit in Git How do I edit a previous git commit? They don't exactly address a particular issu
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
Is there a way to have git warn you before finishing a commit, if the commit message does not contain a GitHub issue number?
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
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
Is there anything I can do to automatically commit dropbox changes to github? (vice versa would be nice too but optional) I have tried Zapier however it didn't seem to want to work
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
Is there any difference between git merge --no-commit and git cherry-pick --no-commit? And is there any difference in history if I commit after these two commands?
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=
Is it possible in subversion to let a commit be part of a previous commit. Say you forgot to commit a certain file, can you commit this file like you would have committed it in the previous commit?
I am working on a hook script to get the commit message of the file that is currently being committed and to change the commit message and then commit, if it does not satisfy a pattern. My question is
Possible Duplicate: How do I enter an exclamation point into a git commit message from the command line? I'm new to git, and I did this command: git commit -m First Commit! this throws an error
Why does git commit -am not work on my initial commit, but works thereafter? $ touch test.txt $ ls -a . .. .git test.txt $ git commit -am Initial commit # On branch master # # Initial commit # # Unt
I have rolled back already using this command git reset --hard HEAD^ to some previous commit, all I want to do is rollforward I know this isn't the correct term to what would be my commit that I did l
I wonder if it is possible in TortoisHG, like in TortoiseSVN, to check if a commit message includes an issue id? In TortoiseSVN you could set the bugtraq properties on the repo to make a dialog box po
Since a branch is more or less only a tag, that moves automatically to the new commit, I wonder if I can modify this tag. Example: master A -- B -- C -- D git checkout master would be the same as
Actually I need to modify SVN commit message. A lot of related staff exists how to do it (e.g. Change SVN commit message retroactively?). My question is, could I do it from Eclipse's subversive plugin
I have made two commits in my git repository and push them to my git server the two commits are In first commit file A is committed In second commit file B is committed now on the other developmen
Right now I always do a git log and copy/paste a hash to git checkout <hash> in order to checkout a previous commit and branch off from there, etc. It would be really awesome if I could auto-com
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
For some reason when I try to run git commit -a I don't receive the usual controls at the bottom of nano and cannot save my edited commit message. The output is something like this: # Please enter the
I'm using my own editor as my Git core.editor that I often have open and running already. When I use it to edit a commit message, for example after git commit # no message specified the default messa
I can't do a lot of things with git and I want to remove a commit from my repo, because I uploaded wrong stuff. I used git revert <the_commit> but since the commit is root and I can't remove it.
When I do git commit I would like for the resulting commit's hash to be put into my paste buffer. Is this possible?
I'm looking at a git hook which looks for print statements in Python code. If a print statement is found, it prevents the git commit. I want to override this hook and I was told that there is a comma
When git commit open the message editor is shows a brief status, something like this: # Please enter the commit message for your changes. Lines starting # with '#' will be ignored, and an empty messag