On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Vicki Kozel <vickiko...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Marcelo,
> I do not want to abandon this change, I want to keep it and the commit
> unchanged. I think this is a good practice in Gerrit to keep adding patches
> to the same change - to the same commit - which allows for better change
> tracking and tighter code gating.
You can't add patches to the same commit.  A commit is *one* snapshot.

If you do a normal commit, your branch will have two commits: the one with
that introduces the bad change, and another one that undoes it.

If you do a commit with '--amend', like you're trying to do now, your
branch will have only one commit, which introduces no changes whatsoever.
You can certainly do that.  Git tells you how in the error message you
quoted.  It just seems like a silly thing to do, so Git is asking you if
you're really sure you want to do it.

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