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Discussion on: Don't Amend, Fix

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Nicolai Parlog

I don't quite get why I wouldn't use the much simpler git amend (alias for git commit --amend) for the simple case of adding to the last commit and only do a rebase (remember no unstaged changes for that, may need to stash!) if I really need it.

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Tamir Bahar Author

That's a matter of personal preference.
I like having the history of minor changes available. I usually only rebase before a git push, and by that time, I try not to have any uncommited changes in any case.
I feel that the little extra typing (which can be saved using @freeatnet tip here) is worth it for the extra history and for editing previous commits.