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authorAndreas Krey <>2016-12-02 22:15:13 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-12-05 20:41:06 (GMT)
commit319d835240b752b94ccb67f6515759824955937b (patch)
tree65508ce4b116e35dffa929b2137c08ab1ad41036 /Documentation
parent0202c411edc25940cc381bf317badcdf67670be4 (diff)
commit: make --only --allow-empty work without paths
--only is implied when paths are present, and required them unless --amend. But with --allow-empty it should be allowed as well - it is the only way to create an empty commit in the presence of staged changes. Signed-off-by: Andreas Krey <> Reviewed-by: Jeff King <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-commit.txt b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
index b0a294d..374808b 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-commit.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
@@ -263,7 +263,8 @@ FROM UPSTREAM REBASE" section in linkgit:git-rebase[1].)
If this option is specified together with `--amend`, then
no paths need to be specified, which can be used to amend
the last commit without committing changes that have
- already been staged.
+ already been staged. If used together with `--allow-empty`
+ paths are also not required, and an empty commit will be created.