rhys evans <rhys.ev...@ft.com> writes:

> I ran `git commit -ammend` on a repo where 1 out of 3 files changed
> were staged for commit.
> I would've expected an error to be thrown due to the double typo but
> instead it committed all 3 files with the message 'mend'.
> So it looks like it interpreted it as `git commit -a -m 'mend'`.

Yes. This is a rather widespread convention (e.g. rm -fr == rm -r -f).
Git does a special-case for -amend to avoid confusion:

  $ git commit -amend
  error: did you mean `--amend` (with two dashes ?)

But it did not special-case the double-typo.

Matthieu Moy
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