Chris Webb <> writes:

> If git commit --amend is used on a commit with an empty message, it fails
> unless -m is given, whether or not --allow-empty-message is specified.
> Instead, allow it to proceed to the editor with an empty commit message.
> Unless --allow-empty-message is in force, it will still abort later if an
> empty message is saved from the editor. (This check was already necessary
> to prevent a non-empty commit message being edited to an empty one.)
> Add a test for --amend --edit of an empty commit message which fails
> without this fix, as it's a rare case that won't get frequently tested
> otherwise.
> Signed-off-by: Chris Webb <>

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