On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:56:08 PM UTC+2, Keoki Zee wrote:
> Turns out that Git has Easter Eggs. You can check out this one that
> someone found on Stack Overflow, and give your own answer about it too:
> Why does git call me “clever” when I reword the last commit
Hehe, good one. The docs say:
> Make a commit only from the paths specified on the command
> line, disregarding any contents that have been staged so far. This is the
> default mode of operation of git commit if any paths are given on the
> command line, in which case this option can be omitted. If this option is
> specified together with --amend, then no paths need to be specified, which
> can be used to amend the last commit without committing changes that have
> already been staged.
So it is quite a clever trick. I didn't know about it. Nice if you're
already busy staging for the next commit, and suddenly you feel like
rewording the previous one. I think they chose the funny wording because
this is actually a side-effect of the intended feature, which is to commit
changes for the given paths.
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