How to Modify Existing Unpushed Commit Messages (Short Answer)


Scenario A: Long New Commit Message
1
$ git commit --amend

The above command will:

  • open your editor
  • allow you to change the commit message of the most recent commit
Scenario B: Short New Commit Message
1
$ git commit --amend -m "New commit message"

The above command will:

  • update the commit message of the most recent commit




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