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Re: [RFE] Allow for "interactive"-like actions in non-interactive rebase


On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 06:04:15PM +0300, Konstantin Kharlamov wrote:
> Interactive rebase (i.e. for example "git rebase -i HEAD~10") is used most
> often to apply an action to a single commit, e.g. "rename", "edit", "fixup",
> etc…
> As result, people keep coming up with custom scripts and aliases for every
> distinct action.
> Instead, it would be nice to have native support in git to start "rebase"
> for a given commit, and pass the "interactive action" to use on that commit.

I would totally use this. The equivalent workflow right now is a pretty
large number of steps for, say, fixing a typo.

> Examples:
> $ git rebase -i HEAD~10 --action edit
> $ git rebase -i HEAD~10 --action rename
> $ git rebase -i HEAD~10 --action fixup

Is there an alternative to any of these actions that can already be
taken individually? Or, another way of asking, were the interactive
rebase commands based on some other Git command which could be pain to
do on many commits individually?