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




On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 4:30 PM Emily Shaffer <emilyshaffer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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…
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > $ git rebase -i HEAD~10 --action edit
> > $ git rebase -i HEAD~10 --action rename
> > $ git rebase -i HEAD~10 --action fixup
>
> I would totally use this. The equivalent workflow right now is a pretty
> large number of steps for, say, fixing a typo.

Isn't this pretty much what Phil Hord's RFC patch series[1] was about?
However, Junio outlined[2] a generalization of that approach providing
more flexibility and control.

[1]: https://public-inbox.org/git/20190422000712.13584-1-phil.hord@xxxxxxxxx/
[2]: https://public-inbox.org/git/xmqqk1fm9712.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/