[PATCH RFC] commit: add --reuse-message for keeping the old commit message during amend

Idan Kamara idankk86 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 15:16:42 CST 2013


On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 11:08 PM, Durham Goode <durham at fb.com> wrote:
>>  What about something generic like --no-editor? It's not as explicit
>>  but we already have --editor which forces an editor, so this will do
>>  the opposite.
>>
>>  It also opens up the possibility of appearing in other commands with
>>  similar semantics but without being directly related to amend.
>
> I think the name must imply some relationship with another commit, so it's
> semi intuitive that it's related to --amend. I think a user would be more
> likely to try --no-editor without --amend, and be confused when it failed.

The help text should (regardless of the name) say that this option is only
relevant when used with --amend.
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