On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 4:31 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Fabian Ruch <baf...@gmail.com> writes:
>> It is true that a failed hook script might not output any diagnosis...
> I think the message originally came from 0becb3e4 (rebase -i:
> interrupt rebase when "commit --amend" failed during "reword",
> 2011-11-30); it seems that the primary point of the change was to
> make sure it exits and the warning message may not have been well
> thought out, but before discarding the result of somebody else's
> work, it may not be a bad idea to ask just in case you may have
> overlooked something (Andrew Wong Cc'ed).
>> but then the generic message is not of much help either. Since this
>> lack of information affects the built-in git commands for commit,
>> merge and cherry-pick first, the solution would be to keep track of
>> the failed hooks in their output so that the user knows which of her
>> hooks require improvement.

Since "git commit" already prints out error messages for failing due
to empty commit message, the third message is really about giving
hints in the case where pre-commit fails. We could probably assume
that pre-commit would also print out error messages. So I'd be fine
with removing the third message. But I wonder if we need to explain
that the user needs to run "git rebase --continue" to resume the
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