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Re: git problems: >78 column commit message created by git revert. I'm s
Re: git problems: >78 column commit message created by git revert. I'm stuck. What do I do?
Sat, 6 Oct 2018 09:17:13 +0000
On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 19:41:17 -0400, Noam Postavsky wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 at 08:56, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'd like to use git commit --amend, but this can only change one of the
> > two commit messages created by git revert.
> > How can I resolve this mess?
> For the record, you can change the messages of multiple previous
> commits using rebase:
> git rebase --interactive HEAD~2
> This will pop up your $EDITOR. Change the occurrences of "pick" into
> "reword", then save and exit. You will then be able to edit each
> commit message in turn (again, in $EDITOR).
Thanks. I'll have a look at that sometime. I actually fixed the
immediate problem with Stefan's suggestion, temporarily removing the git
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).