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Re: [PATCH 0/2] Fix --rebase-merges with custom commentChar

Hi Daniel,

On Sun, 8 Jul 2018, Daniel Harding wrote:

> I have core.commentChar set in my .gitconfig, and when I tried to run
> git rebase -i -r, I received an error message like the following:
> error: invalid line 3: # Branch <name>
> To fix this, I updated sequencer.c to use the configured commentChar
> for the Branch <name> comments.  I also tweaked the tests in t3430 to
> verify todo list generation with a custom commentChar.  I'm not sure
> if I took the right approach with that, or if it would be better to
> add additional tests for that case, so feel free to
> tweak/replace/ignore the second commit as appropriate.

Nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come. Or as a patch whose
time has come, I guess:


AFAICT the remaining task was to send a new revision of the patch, with
the commit message touched up, to reflect the analysis that it handles the
`auto` setting well.

Your patch adds a regression test in addition, which is very nice.

So maybe you can coordinate with Aaron about that first patch? I really
think that the commit message needs to explain why the `auto` setting is
not a problem here.