Correction of a commit message
gbe at freebsd.org
Sat Mar 13 20:02:32 UTC 2021
On Sat, Mar 13, 2021 at 12:45:38PM -0700, Warner Losh wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2021, 12:30 PM Gordon Bergling <gbe at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I made a small mistake while commiting a change for the ls(1) man pagei
> > . I used
> > 'git commit --amend' and corrected the commit-message, but I wasn't be
> > able to
> > push that commit, because git reported, that my local tree was outdated,
> > which
> > is simply not correct.
> > Is the '--amend' option intended to work in that situation, or did I miss
> > something?
> You can use that before you push, but not after. We've been recommending
> 'git show' for each commit prior to pushing... After the push, it's not
> possible to change.
Thanks for clarification. I'll use 'git show' more often before pushing local
> > 
> > https://cgit.freebsd.org/src/commit/?id=a9275d996c229a30879baa42a6d02d24663ac43b
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