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Re: How to get rid of the "Summary: " inserted by vc log-edit.el?

From: Richard Copley
Subject: Re: How to get rid of the "Summary: " inserted by vc log-edit.el?
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 08:17:39 +0000

On Sun, 27 Oct 2019 at 08:56, Steinar Bang <> wrote:

> Platform: emacs 26
> Is there a simple way to get rid of the "Summary: " tag inserted into
> the comment buffer when making a commit with 'C-x v v'?
> The first, and only, thing I do with the Summary: tag is to delete
> it. And it would be nice not to have to.
> But it doesn't look like this tag is configurable...?  And it wasn't all
> that easy to find where it is set either.
> The place I've found is set, are:
>  When the author field is set
>  When the Amend header is toggled
>  Possibly as a side effect of extracting headers from the commit
> message...?
> Or is it perhaps set in a completely different place?

Customize the variable "log-edit-hook" and remove
"log-edit-insert-message-template" from the list of functions there. There
are three functions on the list by default. They can all be removed if you
want, without causing any problems.

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