git notes

February 24, 2011 code 1 min read

Over on the Pro Git blog, Scott Chacon shows us how to add notes to our git commits without changing the commit SHA.

$ git notes add -m 'Neat feature in git to add notes to commits'

I’d love to see GitHub come up with something clever to use it for. Maybe store comments on commits from GitHub’s web interface as a note so they can be viewed locally.

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