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From: Lukas Gross <>
To: Jonathan Nieder <>
Subject: Re: amend warnings with no changes staged
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2019 18:37:45 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Jonathan,

I had intended to stage commits but forgot to do so. Git responded
with a normal commit creation message, so I pushed to the remote to
begin a CI build. When the build failed for the same reason, I
realized I had forgotten to stage the changes. An additional line in
the response to the effect of “Warning: did you mean to amend with no
changes?” would be very helpful to shorten this feedback loop.


On 8/5/19, Jonathan Nieder <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Lukas Gross wrote:
>> I have occasionally used git commit --amend without staging any
>> changes or modifying the commit message (--no-edit). Since this is
>> often done unintentionally, could amend warn when it is being used in
>> this way?
> Can you say more about the context?  What were you trying to do when
> you performed this operation?  What happened instead?
> Thanks,
> Jonathan

*Lukas Gross*
B.S. Computer Science | McCormick School of Engineering
Northwestern University | Class of 2020
(224) 522-9067

  reply	other threads:[~2019-08-06  1:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-06  0:28 amend warnings with no changes staged Lukas Gross
2019-08-06  1:30 ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-08-06  1:37   ` Lukas Gross [this message]
2019-08-06  2:01     ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-08-06  2:16     ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-08-06  2:47       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-06  3:00         ` Jonathan Nieder
2019-08-06  3:29           ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-06  3:53             ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-06 16:32               ` Phillip Wood
2019-08-06  4:19       ` Jeff King
2019-08-06 19:11         ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-08  9:46           ` Jeff King

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