'git-commit' [-a] [-s] [-v] [(-c | -C) <commit> | -F <file> | -m <msg>]
- [-e] [--author <author>] [--] [[-i | -o ]<file>...]
+ [--no-verify] [--amend] [-e] [--author <author>]
+ [--] [[-i | -o ]<file>...]
commit log message unmodified. This option lets you
further edit the message taken from these sources.
+ Used to amend the tip of the current branch. Prepare the tree
+ object you would want to replace the latest commit as usual
+ (this includes the usual -i/-o and explicit paths), and the
+ commit log editor is seeded with the commit message from the
+ tip of the current branch. The commit you create replaces the
+ current tip -- if it was a merge, it will have the parents of
+ the current tip as parents -- so the current top commit is
+It is a rough equivalent for:
+ $ git reset --soft HEAD^
+ $ ... do something else to come up with the right tree ...
+ $ git commit -c ORIG_HEAD
+but can be used to amend a merge commit.
Instead of committing only the files specified on the
command line, update them in the index file and then