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Re: Feature request: Add --no-edit to git tag command

On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 03:20:52PM -0300, Bárbara de Castro Fernandes wrote:

> This new proposed --amend option, although semantically different,
> would have a very similar functionality to the already existing -f
> option. So should we, perhaps, change -f's behavior to treat the tag
> as a new one, treating the old one as if it never existed (as I think
> Junio was saying)? By this I mean the command should fail if the user
> doesn't give a SHA-1 and the previous message wouldn't be preloaded.
> --amend, on the other hand, would give the user an opportunity to
> revise the tag by opening, by default, the editor with the
> pre-existing message unless given the '--no-edit' option, and if not
> given a SHA-1 it would keep on using the previous one.

Yes, that's what I'd expect it to do (so yes, it's also different from
"-f" in that it defaults to the existing tag destination instead of