Commit 02b47cd7 authored by Miklos Vajna's avatar Miklos Vajna Committed by Junio C Hamano

builtin-commit: add --date option

This is like --author: allow a user to specify a given date without
using the GIT_AUTHOR_DATE environment variable.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMiklos Vajna <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent b809d9cd
......@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git commit' [-a | --interactive] [-s] [-v] [-u<mode>] [--amend] [--dry-run]
[(-c | -C) <commit>] [-F <file> | -m <msg>] [--reset-author]
[--allow-empty] [--no-verify] [-e] [--author=<author>]
[--cleanup=<mode>] [--] [[-i | -o ]<file>...]
[--date=<date>] [--cleanup=<mode>] [--] [[-i | -o ]<file>...]
......@@ -85,6 +85,9 @@ OPTIONS
an existing commit that matches the given string and its author
name is used.
Override the author date used in the commit.
-m <msg>::
Use the given <msg> as the commit message.
......@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ static char *edit_message, *use_message;
static char *author_name, *author_email, *author_date;
static int all, edit_flag, also, interactive, only, amend, signoff;
static int quiet, verbose, no_verify, allow_empty, dry_run, renew_authorship;
static char *untracked_files_arg;
static char *untracked_files_arg, *force_date;
* The default commit message cleanup mode will remove the lines
* beginning with # (shell comments) and leading and trailing
......@@ -90,6 +90,7 @@ static struct option builtin_commit_options[] = {
OPT_FILENAME('F', "file", &logfile, "read log from file"),
OPT_STRING(0, "author", &force_author, "AUTHOR", "override author for commit"),
OPT_STRING(0, "date", &force_date, "DATE", "override date for commit"),
OPT_CALLBACK('m', "message", &message, "MESSAGE", "specify commit message", opt_parse_m),
OPT_STRING('c', "reedit-message", &edit_message, "COMMIT", "reuse and edit message from specified commit"),
OPT_STRING('C', "reuse-message", &use_message, "COMMIT", "reuse message from specified commit"),
......@@ -410,6 +411,9 @@ static void determine_author_info(void)
email = xstrndup(lb + 2, rb - (lb + 2));
if (force_date)
date = force_date;
author_name = name;
author_email = email;
author_date = date;
......@@ -211,6 +211,21 @@ test_expect_success 'amend commit to fix author' '
test_expect_success 'amend commit to fix date' '
test_tick &&
newtick=$GIT_AUTHOR_DATE &&
git reset --hard &&
git cat-file -p HEAD |
sed -e "s/author.*/author $author $newtick/" \
-e "s/^\(committer.*> \).*$/\1$GIT_COMMITTER_DATE/" > \
expected &&
git commit --amend --date="$newtick" &&
git cat-file -p HEAD > current &&
test_cmp expected current
test_expect_success 'sign off (1)' '
echo 1 >positive &&
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