On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 08:01:18PM +0700, Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy wrote:
>> I find myself often do "git rebase -i xxx" and replace one "pick" line
>> with "edit" to amend just one commit when I see something I don't like
>> in that commit. This happens often while cleaning up a series. This
>> automates the "replace" step so it sends me straight to that commit.
> Yeah, I do this a lot, too.  The interface you propose makes sense to
> me, though I'm not sure how much I would use it, as I often do not know
> the specifier of the commit I want to change (was it "HEAD~3 or
> HEAD~4?"). I guess using ":/" could make that easier.

In my case, I just copy/paste the commit ID from "git log -lp". I
think :/ already works with rebase..

> One comment on the option name:
>> +1,edit-one!        generate todo list to edit this commit
> I'd expect "-$n" to mean "rebase the last $n commits" (as opposed to
> everything not in the upstream). That does not work currently, of
> course, but:
>   1. It has the potential to confuse people who read it, since it's
>      unlike what "-1" means in most of the rest of git.
>   2. It closes the door if we want to support "-$n" in the future.

I really like to do "git rebase -5" == "git rebase HEAD~5" but never
gotten around do make it so. "-1/--edit-one" was chosen without much
thought. Will change it to something else.
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