On Monday, 3 September 2012 12:19:11 UTC+1, Mauro Sanna wrote:
> Then I do a git checkout master, git merge devel and push and all done.
> I always have done this but now, in a new application, when I do git merge
> devel into master it asks me for a commit message.
In version 1.7.10, git started prompting for a commit message after every
merge. The rationale behind this is explained in Junio's (the maintainer's)
blog post 
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