ChangeLogs in commit messages

Gary Benson
Fri Sep 5 10:13:00 GMT 2014

Gary Benson wrote:
> Doug Evans wrote:
> > If I do a git blame of server.c I see patch 860789c7 with a date
> > of 2014-08-08.  That's three weeks before it was pushed upstream.
> > Bleah.  I'd really like to be able to do a git blame and have what
> > I see be useful, including the date.  The author date is basically
> > useless to me.
> I see some options to git-rebase, --committer-date-is-author-date
> and --ignore-date.  I'll experiment with these the next time I
> rebase something and see what happens.

Running "git rebase --ignore-date gdb/master" immediately prior to
pushing sets both author and commit dates to the present time on
all commits you are about to push.



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