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From: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@gmail.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH v2 2/2] doc/SubmittingPatches: show how to get a CLI commit summary
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:21:54 +0000
Message-ID: <20170321142154.16993-3-avarab@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq37ea2ykh.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com>

Amend the section which describes how to get a commit summary to show
how do to that with "git show", currently the documentation only shows
how to do that with gitk.

Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/SubmittingPatches | 11 ++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 9ef624ce38..d8c88153c1 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -134,8 +134,17 @@ with the subject enclosed in a pair of double-quotes, like this:
     noticed that ...
 
 The "Copy commit summary" command of gitk can be used to obtain this
-format.
+format, or this invocation of "git show":
 
+    git show -s --date=short --pretty='format:%h ("%s", %ad)' <commit>
+
+To turn that into a handy alias:
+
+    git config --global alias.git-commit-summary "show -s --date=short --pretty='format:%h (\"%s\", %ad)'"
+
+And then to get the commit summary:
+
+    git git-commit-summary <commit>
 
 (3) Generate your patch using Git tools out of your commits.
 
-- 
2.11.0


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Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-18 10:32 [PATCH 0/8] Various changes to the "tag" command Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 1/8] tag: Remove a TODO item from the test suite Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 18:14   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18 18:42     ` [PATCH 0/2] doc/SubmittingPatches: A couple of minor improvements Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 18:42     ` [PATCH 1/2] doc/SubmittingPatches: clarify the casing convention for "area: change..." Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 19:04       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18 19:16         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 20:07           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18 18:42     ` [PATCH 2/2] doc/SubmittingPatches: show how to get a CLI commit summary Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 19:07       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-21 14:21         ` [PATCH v2 0/2] A couple of minor improvements Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-21 14:21         ` [PATCH v2 1/2] doc/SubmittingPatches: clarify the casing convention for "area: change..." Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-21 14:21         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [this message]
2017-03-21 15:51           ` [PATCH v2 2/2] doc/SubmittingPatches: show how to get a CLI commit summary SZEDER Gábor
2017-03-21 17:58             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-21 18:47               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-21 20:01               ` SZEDER Gábor
2017-03-21 20:13                 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-19  0:48   ` [PATCH 1/8] tag: Remove a TODO item from the test suite Jakub Narębski
2017-03-19  6:43     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 2/8] tag: Refactor the options handling code to be less bizarro Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 18:35   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18 19:13     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 19:27       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18 20:00         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 3/8] tag: Change misleading --list <pattern> documentation Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 18:43   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18 19:49     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-20  3:44     ` Jeff King
2017-03-20 15:55       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 17:07         ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 16:09       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-20 16:11         ` Jeff King
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 4/8] tag: Implicitly supply --list given another list-like option Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-20  3:55   ` Jeff King
2017-03-20  9:16     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 5/8] tag: Implicitly supply --list given the -n option Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-20  4:02   ` Jeff King
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 6/8] ref-filter: Add --no-contains option to tag/branch/for-each-ref Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-20  4:25   ` Jeff King
2017-03-20  9:32     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-20 19:52       ` Jeff King
2017-03-20 20:04         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 7/8] tag: Add tests for --with and --without Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 10:32 ` [PATCH 8/8] tag: Change --point-at to default to HEAD Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-18 18:54   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-18 19:52     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2017-03-20  4:26 ` [PATCH 0/8] Various changes to the "tag" command Jeff King
2017-03-20 15:57   ` Junio C Hamano

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