SmartGit can process warnings from commit-hooks!

Written by  on March 8, 2019

Another thing I was not aware of: SmartGit can present warnings reported from (pre-)commit-hooks in an alerting way.
Just add echo “warning:” as prefix to your message and it will result in a warning signpost and a modal dialog after commit.

I’ve filed a change-request to make this parsing of the messages case-insensitive.

git commit –amend (or: work-around the issue with changing merge-commit-message a posteriori with SmartGit)

Written by  on January 18, 2015

SmartGit does not allow to modify auto-generated messages of merge-commits. If you follow a certain policy, then the auto-format does not fit to your style. So it has to be changed: