git: remote: *** The first line of a commit message should be a short description of the change, not a single word.

Richard Biener
Wed Jan 22 09:38:00 GMT 2020

On Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 8:58 PM Martin Liška <> wrote:
> On 1/21/20 6:30 PM, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
> > Whether they make it to trunk or not doesn't really change the fact
> > that a one-word message is poor. If it's only on your local machine,
> > do what you like. The hook only complains when such a commit is
> > published on
> I would disagree here. I used 'WIP' as my commit message for a branch
> that is an experimental and potentially fixes a PR. GCC git is a central
> point for my setup, I need to push the branch in order to pull it from
> a different machine and test it there.

So just use "WIP WIP" then ...

> Moreover, as Jason said, one can have multiple commits that will be
> squashed anyway before a patch submission.
> Martin

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