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January 15, 2020 07:56
Re: request for better commit subject lines
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On Tue, 14 Jan 2020, 22:20 Dave Mitchell, <> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 06:34:21PM +0100, demerphq wrote:
> > Are you familiar with the --stat argument?
> Yes, but there's also:
>     git log --oneline
> which displays a single line per commit - handy when you're quickly
> scanning a range of commits looking at a glance for likely candidates for
> recent breakage, say.

As I said you can use them together.

> Similarly, the first line of the commit message becomes the subject line
> for emails.

Yes. That is something that --stat can't help with. I do agree more or less
with the intent of your request, I was just pointing out that with --stat
you get a better insight than a prefix can provide.


> --
> A walk of a thousand miles begins with a single step...
> then continues for another 1,999,999 or so.

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