Rebasing a git history with empty commit messages
I recently converted an svn repository with
git svn. Unfortunately the svn history has a number of empty commit messages. This is a problem when I rebase and edit/reword a commit before the most recent commit without a commit message.
$ git rebase -i d01
[detached HEAD ff9839c] asdf
2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
Aborting commit due to empty commit message.
Could not apply 054e890...
$ git branch
* (no branch)
$ git commit --amend
fatal: You are in the middle of a cherry-pick -- cannot amend.
In this example I made a commit message for the second most recent commit with an empty commit message and the rebasing stopped on the most recent commit with an empty commit message.
I would like to edit all of the commits with empty messages at once. Is there a way I can do that? Maybe I can change all commits with a empty commit message to have the commit message "empty" first?
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