[PATCH RFC] commit: add --reuse-message for keeping the old commit message during amend
durham at fb.com
Sat Feb 9 05:05:32 CST 2013
>We usually don't use '-' in option names.
--close-branch is an option on commit already, so there's some precedence.
>It would perhaps be better to name the option after what it does instead
>of what it doesn't do. Perhaps something like 'filesonly'.
I think --reuse-message is more intuitive. In some way it does describe
what the commit does: it reuses the message. And the name more closely
aligns with the user's intent.
>This option seems to be the opposite of 'qref -e' ... but I guess it is
>too late to change the default for amend ...
This would be ideal, but alas...
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