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Re: "svn commit" should always prompt after popping up a log message editor

From: mark benedetto king <mbk_at_lowlatency.com>
Date: 2003-10-08 18:30:58 CEST

On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 09:09:55AM -0400, mark benedetto king wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 27, 2003 at 02:29:58PM +0100, Philip Martin wrote:
> > Is the user expected to know that this is an option for aborting a
> > commit? Should this be documented, and if so how? Should we add a
> > description of the behaviour to the default log message?

I've made a minor addition to ch03 of the book (revision 6329) that
mentions that saving an empty commit message causes the confirmation

What do you think about changing EDITOR_EOF_PREFIX, as described below?

> Changing EDITOR_EOF_PREFIX ("--This line...") seems reasonable, but I
> remember the text being the subject of extensive debate in the past.
> My suggestion, in light of this change:
> --This line, and those below, will be ignored. An otherwise empty --
> --log message will require confirmation before the commit proceeds. --


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