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Re: [Bug] commit-tree shouldn't append an extra newline to commit messages

On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 12:57:21PM -0400, Ross Kabus wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 11:36 AM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > So I'd argue that "git commit -F" is doing a reasonable
> > thing, and "commit-tree -F" should probably change to match it (because
> > it's inconsistent, and because if anything the plumbing commit-tree
> > should err more on the side of not touching its input than the porcelain
> > commit command).
> I would agree that "commit-tree -F" should change to match the behavior of
> "git commit -F --cleanup=verbatim". I feel pretty strongly that this type of
> cleanup logic shouldn't be done in a plumbing command, though I'm not sure
> it is a big enough deal to change behavior/compatibility for everyone.

OK. Do you want to try your hand at a patch?

> Yup, confusion #2. I was using "-F -" which I see now is a different code
> path. Reading via stdin without "-F -" _is_ the verbatim option. This
> difference burned someone else on the mailing list as well. See:

Ah, OK, your confusion makes more sense now.