On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 11:04 PM, Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> wrote: > Chris Packham <judge.pack...@gmail.com> writes: > >> On 10/09/13 21:19, Matthieu Moy wrote: >>> Hi, >>> >>> I just noticed that the template COMMIT_EDITMSG was containing status >>> hints, and that they were not particularty helpfull _during_ a commit. I >>> think it would be sensible to ignore advice.statusHints and disable >>> hints unconditionally when writting to COMMIT_EDITMSG. >>> >>> Any objection? >>> >> >> I did recently find them useful/reassuring when I was committing a >> merge. But I wouldn't consider that a strong objection. > > Just to make sure we're talking about the same thing: when commiting a > merge, the template currently looks like: > > Merge branch 'master' of /tmp/git > > Conflicts: > foo.txt > # > # It looks like you may be committing a merge. > # If this is not correct, please remove the file > # .git/MERGE_HEAD > # and try again. > > > # Please enter the commit message for your changes. Lines starting > # with '#' will be ignored, and an empty message aborts the commit. > # On branch master > # Your branch and 'origin/master' have diverged, > # and have 3 and 1 different commit each, respectively. > # (use "git pull" to merge the remote branch into yours) > # > # All conflicts fixed but you are still merging. > # (use "git commit" to conclude merge) > # > # Changes to be committed: > # > # modified: foo.txt > # > > What I'd like to remove are the parts between parenthesis : > > (use "git commit" to conclude merge) > (use "git pull" to merge the remote branch into yours) > > The first part (It looks like [...]) would remain, of course. > > Actually, even the "All conflicts fixed but you are still merging." part > is not really accurate when the commit is already started.
OK. I wouldn't miss that parts in parenthesis. If I chose to abort the commit from the editor (e.g. :cq in vi) git status would still tell me what I need to know. > > -- > Matthieu Moy > http://www-verimag.imag.fr/~moy/ -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html