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Discussion on: Git Workflow: How much change is too much change for one commit for you?

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willsmart

The first line of my commits describes what the change will be once it's applied, and I try to keep these pretty well defined and under 100 chars or so.

That means there's a nice semantic limit on how much a commit can do, so while a single commit might add 100 media files or even reprettify the whole codebase, I'd split it up if it was doing two things that I couldn't fully describe in two short sentences.

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This is a good delineation for when a change is ready for commit. If you describe it simply it is probably too much of a change to the codebase for one commit.