[PATCH RFC] commit: add --reuse-message for keeping the old commit message during amend
pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org
Sat Feb 9 09:37:49 CST 2013
On Sat, Feb 09, 2013 at 11:21:39AM +0100, Mads Kiilerich wrote:
> On 02/09/2013 12:05 AM, Augie Fackler wrote:
> >On Feb 8, 2013, at 9:34 PM, Durham Goode <durham at fb.com> wrote:
> >># HG changeset patch
> >># User Durham Goode <durham at fb.com>
> >># Date 1360352769 28800
> >># Node ID a761c31f54ca302d65b33199f6c9368890267eba
> >># Parent e2b176cf28e374eb146c3e131871631ab9ace537
> >>commit: add --reuse-message for keeping the old commit message during amend
> >>When people do 'hg commit --amend', most of the time they don't want to change
> >>the commit message. This adds a flag to do that without prompting the user.
> >>I imagine most people will use it in an alias such as:
> >> amend=commit --amend --reuse-message
> >>- Anyone have a better name? 'reuse-message' matches git which is why it was
> >>chosen, but it seems a little long.
> >I don't have a better one.
> We usually don't use '-' in option names.
> (--reuse-message might be long, but it is still shorter than
> --config ui.editor=true ... and more cross platform. The feature is
> still nice to have, but not something completely new.)
The name is not nice, but using the same option that git seems a good idea.
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