On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 3:28 PM, Konstantin Khomoutov
> On Mon, 18 May 2015 10:42:54 -0400
> Michael Powell <mwpowell...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have set the global editor to Notepad++ via a shell script:
>> "C:/Program Files (x86)/Notepad++/notepad++.exe" -multiInst -notabbar
>> -nosession -noPlugin "$(cygpath -w "$*")"
> Does this really work? (I mean, did you verify the second line of
> your script by running it in Git Bash?)
Yes, it "runs" as far as I know. I work in Notepad++, and when I save
and close N++, Git claims to have processed the file.
> I'm asking because in a Unix shell (and in cmd.exe too, FWIW) double
> quotes do not nest so I'm having hard time trying to understand
> what's this line supposed to do.
I'm not sure, that's what several blogs all report. Of course they
could all be agreeing on something that needs further elaboration that
I don't know about.
> I also wonder how does "cygpath" work. Git for Windows is not a Cygwin
> application and I doubt it ships with the program named "cygpath".
>> Then I proceed with the interactive rebase:
>> git rebase -i HEAD~3
>> I want to reorder the second commit to the top. I also want to squash
>> the first and third commits to a single commit
>> I edit for pick 3 suchandsuch, pick 1 suchandsuch, pick 2 suchandsuch,
>> for starters (in reverse order), save and exit.
>> However, when I verify the log, nothing seems to have happened.
> This sounds strange to me. What do you mean by "verify the log"?
Using TortoiseGit, I "Show Log", and review, yet the same revisions
are in the same order, which leads me to believe that nothing actually
> After saving the rebase script and closing the editor, you should see
> Git actually working in your console as the `git rebase` command is
> rather chatty (by default). Something like "First, rewinding your
> HEAD to ..." then "Applying patch (N/M)" etc. Do you see this?
> Anything other there?
Actually, no. I did not see anything like applying patches, etc. There
was a very succinct, one line response. Probably indicating that
nothing actually happened.
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