How is it more user friendly to make the user submit a message every time
they do a PULL? To me the merge caused by a pull is just assumed and I
cannot think of a situation where I would modify the default merge message.
On Tuesday, May 22, 2012 2:09:33 AM UTC-7, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen wrote:
> Hi Thorsten,
> This is one of the recent changes in Git to make it more user friendly.
> More specifically in this point, help users avoid these automatic merge
> messages that can sometime be a bit ugly.
> From http://git-scm.com/docs/git-pull :
> Invoke an editor before committing successful mechanical merge to further
> edit the auto-generated merge message, so that the user can explain and
> justify the merge. The --no-editoption can be used to accept the
> auto-generated message (this is generally discouraged). The --edit option
> is still useful if you are giving a draft message with the -m option from
> the command line and want to edit it in the editor.
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