On Mon, 8 Aug 2005, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>  * git commit does not take commit message from stdin.  I think
>    we should do something like this:

Yes. Alteratively (or additionally), we should add a command line option 
to set the commit message.

CVS uses "-m", but you already took that. I forget what BK used, but I 
think it was "-Y" (with lowercase "-y" being "take message from file". Or 
maybe the other way around).

Or if you want to be more CVS-like, use "-F", and accept "-" for stdin?

But I like "test -t 0" regardless. Very few editors are ok with non-tty
stdin, although I could imagine some disturbed individual having "ed" as
their editor and expecting to be able to pipe commands into it or

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