Jeff King <> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 01:49:55PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Jeff King <> writes:
>> > If we launch an editor for the user to create a commit
>> > message, they may put significant work into doing so.
>> > Typically we try to check common mistakes that could cause
>> > the commit to fail early, so that we die before the user
>> > goes to the trouble.
>> >
>> > We may still experience some errors afterwards, though; in
>> > this case, the user is given no hint that their commit
>> > message has been saved. Let's tell them where it is.
>> Liberal use of atexit() for something like this makes me cringe
>> somewhat.
> I don't like it either, but there's not really a better way. The die()
> that Ramana triggered in the initial report is deep inside the ident
> code. The only other option would be to hook into die_routine, which I
> think is even uglier.

Then I would rather not worry about it.  A documentation update is
probably a good first step, though.
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