git: abort commit in the middle of typing message
I am in the middle of committing. I have typed up my commit message in vim. I now remembered I needed to change something. I realize that there are other options to accomplish what I want, but I want to know if there is a way to abort the commit but still save the commit message I've typed up so far.
I'm setting up a shell script to be run as a cron job, which would commit and push some regularly updated content to a remote repository. In this case, including the date and time in a commit message
At our company we are moving from svn to git. For issue tracking we use JIRA from Atlassian. Now we want to enforce that every commit message contains an issue number (just like we did with svn). We h
I have master branch where i commited my last change now i run git branch test checkout test i deleted file README in the project folder then i run git checkout master and there is no README file a
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
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
I would like to update every single file's commit message within GitHub at certain times. Whenever I make a major upgrade (merging development into stable branch), I would like to commit and push my c
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
Can one amend a git commit message using IntelliJ, or should one resort to command line? How can this be done please?
I want to determine git commit metrics using bash script. But I never use bash script. The idea is to have the number of commit wich are not referenced in their status during a specific time (i.e.: no
I am trying to upload a Ruby app to Heroku. I start with git init and then I type git add . and then I use git commit -m initial commit. Whenever I use git commit -m, I receive an error message sayin
I'am currently converting a svn repository into a git one. As I proceed manually, I regularly change the user.name and user.email to set the author of the commit. Everything seems to work fine, but no
I'm working with git for commit my branch. I have this problem pushing on git: $ git push origin HEAD:refs/for/master Counting objects: 117, done. Delta compression using up to 2 threads. Compressing
I have made several commits on different files, but so far I would like to push to my remote repository only a specific commit. Is that possible?
I merge with Git and get a conflict. After having resolved the conflicts, upon commit I will see an auto-generated commit message containing a list of files which were in conflict. What is the best-pr
What is the recommended format to be used in git's commit messages (COMMIT_EDITMSG), if there is any?
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 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'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 #
Our company git workflow looks like this: Every team member has there own branch and pulls from and pushes to a main branch called develop. Whenever I go git pull develop git automatically opens up a
When I do a git commit -a, I am seeing the following: # Please enter the commit message for your changes. Lines starting # with '#' will be ignored, and an empty message aborts the commit. # On bran
Is there a way to retrieve the commit from which a stash was originally created? When creating a stash with the default command git stash the original commit is saved in the stash message, so it usual
In my message for commit, I'm trying to use the guidelines: 1º Line - summary with <80char 2º Line - space 3º Line - The body message start here In console, I'm doing this: git commit then the edit
Apparently Git is suppose to open an editor for you when it wants you to enter a commit message. This never happens on my machine so I am wondering if it is just not set up or I don't have Vim or some
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
This question already has an answer here: How to modify a specified commit? 1 answer Let's say I have 3 unpushed commits. Now I want to change the commit message of the first or second commit (
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 '...
Since I 'm heavily using ap as alias for git add --patch, I accidentally typed git am instead. OK, I thought, I hope I can just git am --abort. But to my horror, it turns out that at some point, git a
When I try to commit my project from within IntelliJ IDEA, it's showing an error message like this: error: insufficient permission for adding an object to repository database .git/objects error: Samp
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!
I have created a git tag, but then I made some other commits and one of those needs to be in the tag, the others do not. For example: git commit 123 git commit 456 git commit 789 git commit 1011 git c
I want aliases for: git add --a git commit -m git push origin master git pull origin master I have made them all, except how do I have terminal prompt me for a commit message, and then store it? S
There is following log: $ git log commit d335ed918ecadec2152152f76fd3c99dc59de80b Author: author <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed Feb 29 18:45:48 2012 +0100 a commit ed937db6bb2350e37ffb1d0e2e4141ec
So here's a REALLY odd one that i've never seen before. When ever I commit with an un-escaped exclamation point I get a really odd message... git commit -am New stuff! the result is something like.
I have a working tree containing 3 commmits: ➜ ~myproject git:(master) git log commit a99cce8240495de29254b5df8745e41815db5a75 Author: My Name <email@example.com> Date: Thu Aug 16 00:59:05 2012 +0200
Other than parsing git log for the date string, is there a Git native way to report the date of a certain commit?
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
I get the feeling almost everybody uses an editor (Vim, Notepad++, etc.) for the Git commit messages. Why? I find typing -m and a couple of quotes is easy and provides a easy way to redo a commit (pre
I have done a 'hg merge' however when I attempt to do a 'hg commit -m my msg.. I get the following error message : abort: cannot commit merge with missing files Can anyone explain how to fix this t
In Git when I have commits eg. A - B - C and I want to edit the B commit, I use git rebase -i <A-commit-hash>, in the list I write edit command in front of B commit, git rebase stops right afte
I am writing a script to remove git commit tags (eg Signed-off-by:, Reviewed-by:) from each git commit message. Currently the script is in python. Right now I have a very simple re.match(Signed-off-b
I've been reading some tutorials on Git and each says, that tracked files need to be added, before I can commit them. I can either use git add <file> or git commit -a <file>. I can however
I'm working on Java to deal with Git data, and I need to save a Git message of each commit in a Java variable. How can I do that?
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=
I made a commit & pushed to repo. Later I modified the commit message by using git commit --amend, In the pop-up window I entered the new message. I could see the new message via git log. After al
I have these Vim mappings for Git. Most of the commands below work, but the last one, gm, doesn't work at all. I want to open a new Vim (preferrably with my git commit message template already loaded,
I am using git commit hooks to kick off builds, do validations, etc. What I would like to do is ensure the hooks get installed every time I check out an instance or copy of the git repository. I am on
I'm currently in the midst of a git rebase --interactive session, where I'm editing a commit. I'm proceeding as suggested by Git: How to split up a commit buried in history i.e. I ran git reset HEAD^
Until a minute ago, I had a Git repo where the last commit had an empty commit message. I've filled it in by squashing a new commit onto it with git rebase -i (I was planning to amend the contents any
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'm trying to write a commit-msg script that calls a powershell script with the commit message passed in as a parameter. So far I am able to execute the powershell script with parameters, but I cannot