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Re: ChangeLogs in the elpa branch

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: ChangeLogs in the elpa branch
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:57:22 +0200
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Bastien <address@hidden> writes:

> At least for git, you can edit the last commit message with a simple
> ~$ git commit --amend

git rebase -i can conveniently do that for older commits as well.

> But editing the commit logs beyond that goes against a principle that
> is somewhat carved in stone: "Don't modify the commit logs history."

The principle is actually: "Don't modify published history."  It is
perfectly ok to edit commits locally until you are happy with them
before publishing them.


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