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Re: On the popularity of git

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: On the popularity of git
Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2015 09:54:28 +0100
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Steinar Bang <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>:
>>> Could you concretely name some of these 20 to 50 options?
>> Yes, I could, but it would be far less work for anybody interested
>> simply to look at a typical git man page.  For example, git-commit has
>> 38 options, and that's not counting long and short forms of the same
>> option as being different.
> I wanted the concrete list(s) because these are options I don't know
> about and have never needed.
> This is how one of my commits look like
>  git commit
> or maybe
>  git commit -m "Some comment"
> Commit without "-m" will pop up the editor in the EDITOR enviroment
> variable and ask for a comment, with a template.
> I don't know anything about the other 37 options and I have never looked
> at the commit man page.  The above examples are all I know about commit
> and all I expect to know.

You should try looking at --amend as well.

David Kastrup

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