[RFC] Ask for confirmation if the commit message is a file name

Forest Bond forest at alittletooquiet.net
Thu Nov 12 02:20:12 GMT 2009


On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 12:29:32AM +0100, Gioele Barabucci wrote:
> sometimes I mistakenly type "commit -m file1 file2", i.e. I forget to add a 
> commit message and bzr uses "file1" as the commit message. With the attached 
> tiny patch, bzr will ask the user for a confirmation in cases like that.

I would prefer if this simply printed a warning and carried on with the commit
anyway.  It's not hard to uncommit, and requiring --force or interactive
confirmation makes the UI behavior vary based on the presence of a file, which
seems unpredictable to me.

Forest Bond
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