this is brilliant idea. thanks :)

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Jeenu <> wrote:
> On Sep 25, 8:15 am, ""
> <> wrote:
>> hi,
>> i found i made a typo error in a commit message which is many commits
>> away from current HEAD, how can i amend the message? i tried git
>> commit --commit <my commit hash>, but it created an new commit and
>> advanced my HEAD.
> May not be the best, but you can try this:
> * After switching to your brach, do "git rebase -i <your commit>"
> * In the edited, change "pick <your commit>" to "edit <your commit>,
> and close the editor
> * The rebase operation will pause for you. At that point it's in a
> state where you made <your commit>
> * You can now do a "git commit --amend", edit your commit message and
> perform the commit as usual
> * Once you're done, you can finish the rebase with "git rebase --
> continue"
> :J
> >

Best Regards,
David Shen

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